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I Struggle With Alcohol

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 32 People

    Why I Practice Alcoholism

    I was sober in AA for 10 years. I went out. Sober 6 months. Then out. Sober for 2 years. Then out. Now I'm a practicing functional alcoholic. Here's the thing: When I am sober, I get super depressed because I spend all my time doing stuff for other people. Could I do stuff for...
    FullRyan FullRyan 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 19, 2012

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    One Drink. Always Ends Up...

    Never thought it took control of my life. Im a teenager. And i like to party alot. At first i hated alcohol!! I hated it!! And now like i only drank when my dad said it was okay, but i steal it from him now...it started at parties i would drink to much and pass out...than it...
    XxxLaurenBugXxx XxxLaurenBugXxx 13-15, F May 20, 2012

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    Drinking Is Ruining My Life

    I am 21 years old. I am an alcoholic. I started drinking at age 9, with sips of beer here and there. I got drunk the first time at age 12. I was in jail by 17 because of my drinking, and i also went to rehab the first time at age 17. I thought i know it all and could handle my...
    mememe200 mememe200 18-21 1 Response Aug 10, 2009

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    I can't handle my drink

    and have had some bad experiences while being drunk. So I'm trying my best to be more sensible. When I'm out with friends it's constantly on my mind to make sure I drink slowly and have soft drinks in between. I make sure I don't stay out all night and get back at a reasonable...
    Mollybonnie Mollybonnie 26-30 1 Response Feb 22

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    I barely ever drink. But

    when I do I loose all control and always make a fool out of myself. I can't control it. I always wake up embarrassed and filled with regrets.
    heaven89 heaven89 22-25, F Dec 27, 2014

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    Its so easy to turn to alcohol

    when life gets too rough ... It's only a temporary solution but once that stage is done then u wake up with a mean hangover an full of regret from poor bad choices/actions one makes when under the influence I need help :(
    ev23 ev23 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 14, 2014

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    Okay, so I know it's dramatic but idec. What's the point? I mean, you stress out about school until you're in tears. You spend most if your life doing this over and over. You go...
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    But have made it this far. Not bad. Considering pals who left us all.
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    im 5'4 197 pounds. I cant loose the weight not matter how hard I try and I'm a compulsive eater. I have never ever dated someone who didn't make me want to commit suicide or feel...
    TayyBears TayyBears 18-21, T Mar 13

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    Thanks to seroquel and cigarettes.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 14

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    litmusmum7 litmusmum7 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 15

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