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I Quit Drugs

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    I finally became clean,

    it's now 40 days since I quit and the cravings are becoming less and my head has finally managed to start straightening itself out. It's hard, but worth it. After years of abuse of the stuff, it's good to have money to do things with that isn't get high. And I can look my...
    IeuanTemplar IeuanTemplar 22-25, M Jul 9, 2014

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    Without Drugs...

    ...sadly, I'm currently unsure what to do with my time. It was always looking for drugs, doing drugs, getting money for drugs, thinking of new drugs and old drugs and which drugs are the best. Now I have all this room in my life. I have a higher power, God. I write, I sing, but...
    0hD0nna 0hD0nna 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2013

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    I Did It

    One day, you'll all wake up, go look at yourself in the mirror, which most of us must do to make sure we still look the way we did the last time we looked in the mirror, and suddenly the eyes you're looking into look tired from age and will no longer be bright white, darting...
    AOK21 AOK21 46-50, F 3 Responses May 6, 2010

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    It's been two and half years since I quit drinking alcohol & beer. Going on three years this coming July. I don;t do any drugs..but it still feels good to be sober and clean. I...
    FourEyedLad FourEyedLad 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    I don't like alcohol or weed in social settings. I don't trust most of you citizens of the world to get myself vulnerable around you-- so, I don't use drugs or alcohol to have fun...
    NoBullsht NoBullsht 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 22

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    I don't think people who do drugs are "bad",it is just that I find it incredibly stupid.There is no way you can escape your problems,and more importantly your emotional problems...
    aquabunny aquabunny 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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    Before anyone says a thing let me ask you something. Do you know about the Prohibition of Alcohol in the US? Basically it was a law put in place that banned the production...
    AnAnonymousPanda AnAnonymousPanda 16-17, M Mar 13

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    drugs are bad. drugs are yuck . drugs are bad
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I'm talkin head drugs, not hard drugs...
    SnowCrow SnowCrow 31-35, M Mar 4

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    I have gone through hard dark times throughout my childhood. even now I have bad days where I want to end it all. I have tried suicide by drinking and taking drugs. when I have bad...
    CheatingTracy CheatingTracy 22-25, F 14 Responses Mar 16

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    I have never taken any illegal drugs. I only take a very small amount of prescribed drugs by my physician. I do not touch alcohol either. I had one of my best friends killed in...
    southcarolinafemale southcarolinafemale 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 17

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    I basically don't do drugs or alcohol because I don't wanna die early. I really don't recommend in to kids. For example, if a kid at the age of 9 does drugs or alcohol they might...
    TurnAroundBarbra TurnAroundBarbra 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 21

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    I haven't used any drugs (including medical ones I've gotten prescribed) for some time. Illigal ones I haven't touched in over half a year. Honestly, the "bad" drugs have done...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    My bf wants me to try harder drugs with him
    iSceneGirl iSceneGirl 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    I got used to getting high now I have to relearn everything without drugs
    dinosaurlovesongs dinosaurlovesongs 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    My dad had some drug and alcohol problems. I don't want to end up like him, so I'm not letting myself take recreational drugs or drink alcohol on a regular basis (in fact, avoid it...
    fireraven23 fireraven23 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 5

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    I won't ever do drugs, I hate them!
    1776patriot 1776patriot 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 6

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    Although I don't drink, I want one at times. I don't smoke, but I fight temptation of buying a pack... Drugs..., nah!!!! Why is it the first thing on my mind are the things I want...
    CowboysAndAngels CowboysAndAngels 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 7

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    Is it a problem that I'm 15 and enjoy experiencing with drugs? Gonna do it sooner or later... So why not now?
    undeadsuperhero undeadsuperhero 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    I was watching drugs, inc. they were showing images of Krokodil users who has had their flesh eaten away. Crazy stuff is always happening in Russia.
    todaypie todaypie 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    I am bored day 2 withdrawling after 2 week binge. I'd like to be able to say the binge was awful....but really it wasn't it was super fun except for the part that the $ I used I...
    jaxpdx jaxpdx 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 11

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    I have been on drugs for almost a year. The past year has been very unfortunate. I was laid off and evicted from my apartment. I met a man who I really liked. I found out quickly...
    Tiastrong Tiastrong 26-30, F Mar 15

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    Ive actually lost a lot of friends just because I dont drink or do drugs
    dawwnn dawwnn 16-17, F 8 Responses Mar 15

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    Experiencing with new drugs this week. Any tips?
    undeadsuperhero undeadsuperhero 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 17

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    I'd rather do drugs & go to a different world then be in reality. I just can't take all of this stress from family & strangers. I'm 16 but wishing every day I was 18 so I could...
    BatVein BatVein 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Yep I'm the same way, I don't drink or smoke or take meds or take Drugs.. So my friends are like I'm a party pooper. I don't give a ****, If I don't want that **** I an it going...
    LovinGuy36 LovinGuy36 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I have done a lot of drugs and I have been clean but I would go back to it in a heart beat. It took all the pain away no feeling left.. I know it's not the way to do it but I just...
    QueenB14 QueenB14 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I have tried recreational drugs and they didn't really do anything for me. However I do enjoy alcohol.
    thomasbkk thomasbkk 36-40, M Mar 19

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    Don't Need Drugs and Alcohol to Have Fun
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    I first tried weed when I was 12. I got into hard drugs when I was 15. A friend suggested I try meth to help me lose weight. She got some, and we did lines in the girls' bathroom...
    emptymybreath emptymybreath 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Hi. So my sister has been addicted to drugs since a teen. Mainly pain meds has dabbled in heroine n the like. She was a functioning drug addict for ever u couldn't really tell...
    Punkin7788 Punkin7788 22-25, F Mar 21

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    I love drugs more than people. ****.
    TheLizardKing420 TheLizardKing420 22-25, M Mar 22

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    I would like to share my part of story. I was addicted to heroin when I was 20 years old. When I took drugs all problems seemed to melt away. Years of drug use took a charge not...
    Cindy115 Cindy115 22-25, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I think this experience is titled a little one-sided. I, personally, don't PREFER to have drugs and alcohol to have fun, or be in a group where I feel pressured to, but if those...
    girlingrey girlingrey 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I wasted so much time on drugs and alcohol, I have been sober for four months now, I feel fantastic :-)
    isfj isfj 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Dont Use Drugs Or Alcohol................
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    But should you offer them to me Id be rude to refuse I don't need to do drugs to have Fun but I'll do em and I'll make sure everyone in the party has fun that's my promise to say...
    RonSims RonSims 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    Today I quit my abusive job. I stuck it out for 2 years and could barely go into work anymore. I had been working for a lady who had a love hate relationship with myself, and...
    mzemmafyl mzemmafyl 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Quitting cold turkey was easy. Mentally talking myself out of smoking a cigarette 5 and a 1/2 weeks later proved to be too much. If anything, that first cigarette after I quit was...
    PizzaQueen933 PizzaQueen933 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Why not now?. No, not right now. Right now I want to tell my story and experience with smoking. As many others, I was standing in a shed with an friend, he was smoking and asked...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Ii didnt know where else to post but man life is boring without a cigarette, im in need of one right now :), sorry for those who thought i would write something like i quit smoking...
    everycolour101 everycolour101 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 6

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    Yes I'm young but pls no hate. I started smoking a couple weeks after my friends did, I would stand with them while they smoked Which meant I breathed in the smoke too. They would...
    ILoveMyKiwiPuppy ILoveMyKiwiPuppy 13-15, F Mar 6