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I Quit Drugs

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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 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

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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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    Yep, quite a bit of 'em. My advice overall, is don't do drugs. It's hard to know when you've had enough, specially with the hard chemicals. I've never done anything stronger than...
    SakuraiTomoki SakuraiTomoki 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    I have many acquaintances who use drugs others alcohol I can't condemn them as it's their life, money and minds they are abusing or loosing. Quite honestly some are wealthy...
    onebrightday onebrightday 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 14

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    I need to quit smoking? That's obvious, I have been smoking for ten years, I am 20 going on 21, literally I have been smoking for half of my short time on this earth. Today I...
    SinOrSaint SinOrSaint 18-21, M Aug 31

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    Why are people so afraid of drugs? i wrote a question about if people would consider dating a person that uses rave drugs such as Ecstasy and LSD. I then understood just how much...
    Titancreator Titancreator 16-17, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Once someone told me that drugs could ease you out of all your troubles. I asked what if one wanted to fight back; what about Will Power and Determination? And then there was...
    hiddentears hiddentears 22-25, F 9 Responses Sep 8

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    I am 18 and I have never had an interest in either. To further explain I do not believe that consuming drugs that dont harm those around you and alcohol is immoral. Rather the...
    mic112 mic112 18-21, M Sep 15

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    I've never done drugs. I've studied drugs, I've tested drugs, I've even helped develop medicinal trial drugs, but I've never been even remotely close to wanting to do drugs. I know...
    nigelthekoala nigelthekoala 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    This goes beyond issues like legalizing medical marijuana. What about hard drugs like cocaine and heroin? You could argue that taking drugs should be a personal choice, even if it...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 8

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    I do believe that people that need drugs and alcohol are just throwing their lives away, I personally don't have any troubles with anyone drinking around me but the drugs have got...
    acissej10 acissej10 13-15, F 6 Responses Aug 30

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    I have always been strongly against drugs and drinking. Ever since health class in 5th grade when we first started talking about the dangers of alcohol and drugs, it scared me and...
    Samhopexo Samhopexo 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 8

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    i never have and never will do drugs, cos i have heard too many bad/sad stories of decent people that have just mixed with the wrong crowd and got into doing drugs!! i know that...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M Sep 9

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    Drugs can really make a mass of people lives, when you love a person that's on drugs!! Things can get really bad! War on drugs!!! Sure
    111888my 111888my 41-45, M Sep 14

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    So many people think it is cool or normal to drink and do drugs these days when they go out or have fun. It worries me how normal this has actually become. If you’re not into...
    chloeforever chloeforever 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    My experience about this one I should have a class of ppl and tell them all my bs that **** put me thru How closed minded I was How passive How I just wished to get over with my...
    hunlove hunlove 31-35, F Sep 12

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    Since I quit drinking, I don't get invited out by my coworkers anymore...good riddance! All I need in my life is Borderlands 2, Skittles and Coffee!!!!
    LilBoyBluu LilBoyBluu 22-25, M 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hell no! I don't drive. So I'm not pumping noxious gasses into the atmosphere. I don't drink...often. And when I do it's a glass of wine at dinner. I've never done drugs! Don't...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 17 hrs ago

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    Natural drugs are good like weed shrooms Ayuascha etc man made drugs like LSD crack cocaine heroine meth etc are bad. Alcohol Is bad period
    kwill754 kwill754 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 31

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    I'm not proud of posting this, but I'm not alone. Plenty of teens my age and sadly younger have tried a variety of drugs to 'escape the real world'. The worst I have tried is MDMA...
    HollyD23 HollyD23 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I know that my mother did drugs while I was a kid I was never informed which ones. I know she was and most likely still is an alcoholic as well. Recently after visiting where she...
    Marie240 Marie240 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    Although there was a time in my life where I didn't think this was true...Drinking i've never really done but drugs however...That goes far into my life and at one point that was...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    I am a teenager, I have never been offered drugs. If I were offered drugs I would say no. I don't believe in lowering my standards.
    Aepeth Aepeth 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    I told myself I would never do illegal drugs, smoke, and I would wait to drink until I'm of legal age. I have expectations for my future significant other that their views on drugs...
    anitamigna anitamigna 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    My story is both simple and complicated at the same time, but I will try to explain it as best as I can. I claimed the title Straight Edge in 2012, but was drug and alcohol free...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    How I start and end my day. Morning: weed, 2 X pills, with a dash of oxycontin. Night: lithium, weed, olanzapine, benadryl. I haven't done too many hard drugs in years. I'm...
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 31

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    I've never been into drugs, but I realised I don't need alcohol to have fun when I became pregnant and couldn't have any haha. I used to always go into social situations thinking I...
    sgawlik sgawlik 26-30, F Sep 1

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    Hugs last forever. Drugs end in a period amount of time.
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    But how, I'm so insanely depressed right now.. The only thing I know to do it turn to drugs and alcohol.
    GuuIsAwesome GuuIsAwesome 18-21, M 5 Responses Sep 3

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    I'm 19 and have never done drugs or drank. I don't care about this sort of thing. I'm also a virgin (but from the way I think, some people would assume otherwise, lol), and proud...
    YuriXWolfram86 YuriXWolfram86 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 4

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    It all started in 7th grade when I was introduced to K2/Synthetic Marijuana(there were a few other drugs I tried using but this is about the synthetic). I used to like the way it...
    SnakTaco SnakTaco 13-15, M Sep 4

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    I've been sober for 6 years. I love it. It has nothing to do with my own alcoholism (I'm not an alcoholic), but my father's... And the way alcohol negatively affects my brain. I...
    rainallthedays rainallthedays 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    I had a house party at mine last weekend. I don't know if I'm to crazy or today's generation of young adults just to boring. I mean I don't have anything against alcohol and drugs...
    freebirdOz freebirdOz 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I don't want to do drugs, but I want to be high....
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 7

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    I really hate drugs and alcohol!!!!!
    behnam11 behnam11 13-15, M 6 Responses Sep 8

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    Trigger Warning: Depression, Self-Injury, Drug Use I have suffered depression on and off for the last 6 years. For the last year, I have also intermittently had urges to become...
    voodoojoey voodoojoey 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    Or at least i dont need alcohol to have fun but drugs woop woop
    NilsPetter NilsPetter 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    I don't do drugs, I never have and I don't think I ever will.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    I haven't spend a day without drugs since I was 16. It's been two years now. I know I could spend a couple days clean if I wanted too, but I would be sad, bored and angry. The...
    mymasochismtango mymasochismtango 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 14

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    Every man I've loved has had addiction problems. They lie to me about it and it tears me apart to see them that way. It hurts me. It hurts more to walk away then to stay. I'm tired...
    H3lt3rSk3lt3r H3lt3rSk3lt3r 18-21, F Sep 16

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    Go to be honest. I had many friends when I was in high school. That did drugs. Pure pressure never got a hold of me on that. Except alcohol. Drank a couple of times at parties...
    keepitreal78 keepitreal78 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 17

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    But I do drugs and drink alcohol... Does that make me a hypocrit?
    AlyseJay AlyseJay 16-17, F 7 Responses Sep 17

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    Like the experience states, I live that "straight edge life". I've made out with my boyfriend but things have never gotten further than that. Today at work some coworker girls...
    Thehorrid Thehorrid 18-21, F Sep 19

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    I feel more lost trying to save the people I love that are all ****** up on drugs :(
    H3lt3rSk3lt3r H3lt3rSk3lt3r 18-21, F Sep 20

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    I do drugs sometimes please dont judge
    XxMaddieyxX XxMaddieyxX 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm out of rehab I've been clean and sober for 60 days I've been exercising almost every day a feel so good and strong I'm a different person I can't believe how good it feels not...
    jollybeard jollybeard 36-40, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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