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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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    shockingly many smokes at my new school, me included. There is a new budget, and something has to go. Car or ciggerets??. ciggs i think. Also i feel increasingly sick from...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I like to have s ex while high on drugs
    mastaquota mastaquota 36-40, M 22 hrs ago

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    I feel bad for some drug dealers because I know it's their fault for living the way they do but still people don't have to look down on them and treat them like crap? I mean if...
    lushesho lushesho 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    People who used drugs ruined my early childhood. And I'm not going to be the person that ruins someone else's.
    SJ110 SJ110 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I quit smoking one year and nine months ago. Even though in 3 months I will have 2 years under my belt, I live in constant fear of relapse. I know it is my decision whether or not...
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I abused prescription drugs on large scale during 1995 to 2000. I tried them in very potent and weird combinations. I mostly abused benzodiazepines. Now I find that my memory has...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 days ago

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    I quit smoking a year about ago. Seeing your dad die of lung cancer and your mother put on oxygen because of smoking makes you realize you had to quit. I quit smoking buy switching...
    PanHead1989 PanHead1989 26-30, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I had quit smoking successfully for more than a year. My ex was an everyday smoker. She'd go to the garage and smoke all the time. Inevitably, I'd bum a cigarette and start smoking...
    WineNot44 WineNot44 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Feeling depressed, I'm so confused, I want to quit band, but I'm scared that I'll regret it. I hate it so much but I'm scared it will affect marching band which I love immensely...
    AllieKat17 AllieKat17 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I don't smoke drink do drugs or even like carbonated beverages iced tea however is a problem ;)
    msjablon msjablon 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    I feel like the closer I get to finding my true inner balance, the more any drug (even light weight drugs like pot and alcohol) pulls me from my inner balance. It's just...
    villaliving villaliving 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    6 nights in a row on ecstasy with my two best friends and so far it's been amazing. We're making our x adventures into a documentary. We were just like "what if we did a bunch of...
    Embaby8 Embaby8 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Who does. If u do feel sorry for u. I would say get help but somone else already said that to you. When im sad I cry... when I want to have fun I laugh! Once I was at my friends...
    inmkie inmkie 31-35, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    i don't, but it does make it more intereting :) only cannabis though. i'll only take drugs that have never killed a person.... i dont even drink! :)
    scottdominic94 scottdominic94 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I Don't Smoke, Drink, Do Drugs, and I Am Not Religious That is so me. Note the sex, drugs, smoking, and religion all involve the same part of the brain. I do ********** a lot. I...
    silmarilion123 silmarilion123 41-45, M a week ago

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    I want to quit and I know its not easy,but I can now manage to have 2 sticks a day
    charmedangel1978 charmedangel1978 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Ecstasy, coke, molly, weed, and acid are my favorite. I really don't care what the consequences are, it's so much fun and I'm a happier, more relaxed and social person since...
    Embaby8 Embaby8 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    only cuz I dont feel good!!! blahhh sick, tired, sore, aches, pains, discomfort, nausea.... um yahhh, id say i need drugs right about now!
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 Aug 21

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    or rather allowed them to release me so i could get unemployment. i went to work with the Home Depot after moving to be closer to my wife's parents, basically because I felt that...
    StephanieDan StephanieDan 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 20

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    No weed No e No heroin None of this "legal high." Garbage which is just as bad if not worse than the more common taken drugs. Nothing.
    catatattat catatattat 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 17

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    if i add up the amount of times i have ever had a good experience while intoxicated and devide it by the number of times i have been intoxicated, there is no reason at all to ever...
    villaliving villaliving 31-35, M Aug 17

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    Who needs drugs and alcohol anyways when you've got Netflix, pizza, and teddy bears.? ❤️
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 16

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    not!!!! more like the opposite! if ima sell my body, it is gonna be for $$$ n not drugs! however, i think i have a "first" for everything. there was this one time, i barely even...
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 Aug 15

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    If a person does drugs, most of the time (minus a few scenarios) that doesnt make them a bad person.
    TayIor TayIor 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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    I really like the fun of drugs, they bring an amount of amazing experiences into our lives and it's just great. They teach us something out of our comfort zones, out of our place...
    FemaleTrouble88 FemaleTrouble88 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I'm so stressed out, my grandparents decided they were going to "help," me out of the situation with my step-mother by forcing me into going to Job Corps here in my state. Let me...
    IcySongBird IcySongBird 18-21, F Aug 13

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    i believe weed should be legal it would end so many problems plus they could tax the living hell out of it and make a shot ton of money for the US "instead of a war on poverty...
    ILoveMadden ILoveMadden 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I worked as a senior team lead at a marketing firm and couldn't stand the deceit and lies any longer. Yesterday I finally just quit. Within an hour of quitting I received...
    njflyer njflyer 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 12

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    My husband is a drug addict. He has promised me so many times that he has quit and then my gut instinct tells me he is back on it again and sure enough I am always right. He is a...
    sherabyl sherabyl 46-50, F 5 Responses Aug 12

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    For the last 12 years I have worked for an awesome not for profit company that makes a huge different in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. During that time I've...
    wantadoover wantadoover 56-60, M Aug 12

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    I know someone extremely close to me who is addicted to drugs. It's painful to see him throw his life away. He's a great guy and I would hate for him to completely lose himself to...
    glassbonespaperskin glassbonespaperskin 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I think it's a war that can never be won. People need to realize that although drugs is related to a lot of crimes, it's still an illness that needs attention. Most of the society...
    glassbonespaperskin glassbonespaperskin 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I never tried doing any drugs. Tried marijuana after high school but never felt it did anything for me. Just don't care to try any.
    wisdom26 wisdom26 46-50, F Aug 11

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    Me too for a hair over one month now, I dont think I'll go back, this is the SECOND time I've quit, I dont want to try a third time, I'm grateful my cravings have gone ( with the...
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    I quit after the first day. First thing they told me was that the job hours on the ad where wrong. Instead the hours were 5:30-3:30 as opposed to 7-3. They also made it 6 days...
    smotheredbycats smotheredbycats 22-25, M Aug 11

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    Im going to.give an answer that most would strongly disagree with,but i believe there should be harsher punishmenta for those who use or sell drugs.Once ppl are afraid of the...
    usernameagain9 usernameagain9 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 11

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    The hypocrisy of conservative politicians who complain about over-intrusive gov't, big gov't extended beyond its scope, nanny gov't telling people how to live their lives, tax...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 11

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