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I Sometimes Want to Be a Drug Addict

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    So Maybe I Need to Clarify...

    I've gotten a bunch of comments telling me "oh you don't want to do that trust me I've been there" and so I feel like maybe I should clarify a couple of things. I don't want to be a drug addict on top of everything else, but rather, in place of. I've been there...
    EmptyInside EmptyInside 19-21, F 3 Responses Dec 7, 2007

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    ... I Don't Wanna Feel Anymore

    I remember the counsolers telling us to say no to drugs. I remember feeling "yucky" when someone mentioned crack. I remember waking up to find a crack-headed stranger sleeping on my porch one day. For some reason, I want to join. I want to join a life of possession and prison and...
    KMAna KMAna 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 20, 2011

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    But I Can't, Not Right Now

    he's in the army and we are overseas. but when i get state-side i swear i'm gonna start back up. it's the only thing that makes me function in society. 
    juggalove juggalove 31-35, F 5 Responses May 3, 2010

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    I'd Like to Trade...

    I feel like I have created enough harmful situations for myself, at least if I were a drug addict instead I would be able to escape from the reality of having created that harmful situation...
    EmptyInside EmptyInside 19-21, F 4 Responses Dec 6, 2007

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    Drugs

    This is an odd one. Yes, I am a recreational drug user, whatevz, nothing serious. To be quite honest I read more about drugs than I actually do them. I research drugs regularly not only because I find the topic (and how it applies to psychology, neurochemistry, etc.) rather...
    thisboy thisboy 18-21, M May 3, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Hi everyone, My first experimentation with any kind of drugs was when I was 14 on my birthday. My cousin gave me a blunt as a birthday gift... I had no addiction to it, but it...
    mladenok mladenok 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Hello I am the wife of a drug addict. We have been married for 2 years July 21st. I began to notice major changes in his behavior and mood changes. Also the way he was w me. He...
    CE21 CE21 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    It has been difficult. I come from drug addicted parents was abandoned and disappointed my entire life and unloved. So that makes it very difficult for me to understand because I...
    enki1770 enki1770 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Hello, everyone. My name's Evan and I'm a drug addict. It all started at the age of sixteen with cannabis and alcohol. Cannabis and alcohol are gateway drugs. If someone tells you...
    SuicideRedefined SuicideRedefined 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    Welp so it looks like I'm the first post here. *takes a deep breath* okay, so my mom who is now 37 years old is a drug addict, more specifically meth, speed, heroine and whatever...
    Cryingsmile Cryingsmile 16-17, T 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    oh withdrawals! i came back after work yesterday just to find him in the fetal position. it hurt me seeing him this way but i knew in my mind this was bound to happen. He ran out...
    lovelyytroubledsoul lovelyytroubledsoul 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Feeling anxious...So much sadness this week with death due to drug use around my area. A guy I knew from high school, I hung with him once and he was very close to a few of my...
    sailed1316 sailed1316 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm young and I love him but it hurts. I knew him for a year as a friend, we are majoring in the same thing. We began dating, his drug habits showed up right away. He smokes too...
    sailed1316 sailed1316 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I have been dating a drug addict for three years. He didnt use for the first year, and I didnt even know he had ever had a problem until a year later. Then, after we got back...
    Dots2014 Dots2014 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I relapsed last night 😡 I'm so mad and frustrated at myself, for letting it happen, but my boyfriend really helped and supported me through the entire night and I feel closer to...
    KylieLaine KylieLaine 18-21, F 10 Responses Jul 15

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    I'm new to all of this, but am so glad I finally found a group that can relate with my struggle. I'm currently married to an addict. My husband and I got married 9 months ago and...
    WP928 WP928 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    We who are not drug users have to understand this part of all this. That is this: yes they are addicted to drugs. I've been researching more since I found out. This is what I come...
    enki1770 enki1770 41-45, F Jul 8

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    Well today is his birthday. I had to work today and even though i only worked 6 hours, it felt longer and tough. It's retail, and if anyone else is a cashier should understand me...
    lovelyytroubledsoul lovelyytroubledsoul 18-21, F Jul 17

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    From age 20-23 I was addicted to cocaine, Vicodin and pot. Mostly cocaine. During those three years I discovered that I was completely powerless over my behavior while using drugs...
    gothette gothette 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Since I was 15, I have been on drugs. I was known as "that kid" in highschool - The one who would probably dropout, have a kid at an early age, and be a nobody. Over the years, I...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 20

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    I just recently ended it with a guy I was dating for almost two years because of his addiction problems. We've been friends and crushes since the beginning of high school. He...
    annp92 annp92 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I love my fiancé so much we are getting married in 55 days. We have been together for 7 1/2 years and engaged for two. When I first met him I didn't know he was an addict; never...
    luvjunkie06 luvjunkie06 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    So much has happened with my ex(?) this month. I've posted twice about him already. After last night, I feel so used and worn down. I'm feeling just depressed that I put in so much...
    sailed1316 sailed1316 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I'm new to this. I am the daughter of a police officer and have never touch drugs. I am also the partner of a man with a 17 year heroin addiction. We have been together for around...
    hoppy87 hoppy87 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Ugh- Well he's been using less now a days. Seems like he's realizing how much money he's just throwing away. Or maybe its his grandma being in town. Yesterday we took his grandma...
    lovelyytroubledsoul lovelyytroubledsoul 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I really like girls who smoke and do drugs Cos when it comes to talking for me they make sense thanks to the effect of drugs
    dhramns dhramns 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    Hello All, I am new here! My husband has abused prescription drugs for the past 2 years. I knew he was for some time but when I asked he lied! He came clean on April 22. I...
    Helpless1008 Helpless1008 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    It never stops, does it? My husband has been relapsing off and on for several years now and I am realizing he may be using drugs again. I am seeing the signs but as always the...
    thingsmustchange2 thingsmustchange2 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    It never stops, does it? My husband has been relapsing off and on for several years now and I am realizing he may be using drugs again. I am seeing the signs but as always the...
    thingsmustchange2 thingsmustchange2 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Holy I'm frustrated I'm more mad at myself then anything else I haven't slept in days after being clean for almost 2 months I relapsed. the longest time I've been clean off of meth...
    nnawata nnawata 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I've always been intrigued by the most troubled people. I just don't have anything to learn from the people who have everything, most of them haven't really lived. Most of them...
    LetsJustBe LetsJustBe 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I was a heroin addict for 6 years. Got clean for 3 years and in February 2014 I relapsed for two weeks. I've been clean ever since then. Today. I've thought about getting high...
    janedoe6477 janedoe6477 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I feel bad because when I look at my mom this is all I see. An addict. I honestly don't have any intimate thoughts or feelings toward my mom. I don't even like to hug her. That's...
    Kwaters12 Kwaters12 22-25, F 6 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I feel to cry often. I want a group of people to join me and live in a far distant calm mountains to share feelings and make a society full of love, devotion, loyality and kindness...
    malak87 malak87 26-30, M Jul 10

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    Yeah just want to keep sleeping.. And sleeping and sleeping..
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F Jul 15

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    So I might as well spill the beans. I'm posting right now while withdrawing from yet another stupid binge of Opiates. I cannot beat my demons, but I have no one I really love. So...
    JoeValentine JoeValentine 26-30 1 Response Jul 7

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    I have chosen to separate from my husband after his meth relapse because I said I would. 6 months at least. He went to rehab after a year of using, lies, deceit, agitation, anger...
    MoveFwdD MoveFwdD 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I'm so upset I need to vent. I have been dealing with manipulation and just trickery from my mom all my life. Last weekend my mother stole from me and I am now trying to piece...
    Kwaters12 Kwaters12 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Just found out my kids dad/ex who keeps telling me he still loves me and will never be with anyone else has been sleeping with at least 3 different women in the last few weeks, he...
    robyjo robyjo 31-35, F Jul 13

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    I'm 24 years old, 5'5", 115 pounds, the day bartender at a very successful bar, and the single mother to one beautiful girl. I've been abusing my Adderall lately...and loving it. I...
    powsupermum powsupermum 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    Now where do I begin, growing up, I always had a hard time fitting in, and making friends.. I always would long for a perfect friendship, something I never had. I've never been...
    NotWhoIWasYesterday NotWhoIWasYesterday 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Never did, never do and never will! I don't take drugs! Why the hell would I take something that would mess my head!?! With illegal drugs you never know what's in it exactly so...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    "Sometimes being drug free, has less to do with addiction, and more to do with sanity." ~To This Day, Shane Koyczan
    sumthinoriginal sumthinoriginal 16-17, F Jun 30

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    I have been through hell and back and I am still lost. When I was younger I was very curious. I have Asperger's syndrome, didn't know until about two years ago. That explains a lot...
    dopegirrl dopegirrl 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    My story if I told most wouldn't believe half of it.Sometimes I don't believe half of it but it's all true.There are much worse off in this world filled with misery.So to tell my...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Hi, my name is Kylie and Im a recovering drug addict officially 1 week clean from cocaine, heroin, and prescription medication. Hardest week of my life but every day gets a little...
    KylieLaine KylieLaine 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 10

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    I am an alcoholic and a drug addict. I spent 5 years trapped in the cycle of my addiction. I thought that without these things, I would never be able to escape my own mind. I now...
    wh0isit wh0isit 16-17, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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