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I Used to Have An Addiction

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 54 People

    I'M A Recovering Heroine Addict

    Hi You may look at my picture and think no way... But yes I am a recovering heroine addict. I used for just over 4 years on and off Ive now been clean since November 2012 it's only 6 months but for you who now 6 months seems a life time. I'm currently on a methadone programme I...
    tinkerbell271985 tinkerbell271985 26-30, F 2 Responses May 24, 2013

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    To Chaos

    I was the type personality that was addicted to chaos when I was younger. People like that can't seem to have anything go good for very long without doing something to personally sabotage themselves.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 18, 2011

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    Nothing Too Dangerous.

    I used to scarf "roughtops" cookies like ther was no tomorrow, going through about two to three packages a week.  Must have been the nutmeg!!
    mortal mortal 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 5, 2008

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    A Mild Gambling Problem

    When I was younger my mum was always gambling on the fruit machines at our local arcade. Me and my brother would spend hours and hours in there begging her to take us home because we were so bored. I guess thats why when I started earning money from my part tome job at 14 i would...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 27, 2008

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    Good Bye Addiction

    Good Bye Addiction.  I chose this group because I could not find another group saying good bye to addiction and I want to say I used to have an addiction and not no more.  I read somewhere to help with addiction I can write a letter saying good bye to it.  So good bye...
    ec424 ec424 26-30, M May 31, 2011

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    Self Harm

    Contrary to popular belief, it is an addiction. It releases chemicals in the brain, as well as the psychological affects being addicting.   I couldnt bear the though of having to go a day without it. Id do it the moment I woke up, in the toilets once I got to school, at...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2008

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    Some people may think,

    "oh 16 is to young for an addiction.". Well...it's odd, but I had an huffing problem with Nail Polish and Nail polish remover. I used to crave a sniff so bad, I would itch, my mouth would water, and I would go insane. I never told my parents and took it in my own hands. I stood...
    mikaylalala mikaylalala 16-17, F Dec 26, 2013

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    I've gone five, almost six months

    since I last hurt myself. I'm so proud! I can't really say this to anyone because they usually ask "why did you do it to begin with" or "why would you cut yourself" or other questions along those lines. Like, just be happy for me! I guess some people don't count self-harm as an...
    fallingintowonderrland fallingintowonderrland 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2014

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    I Was a Dope!

    I used to be addicted to dope (weed). I gave up 3 1/2 years ago. I smoke it every day. One day I got high and realised I was over it. I had a shop then, and I had to go back to my shop and I realised I just didn't want to feel like that anymore so I quit and that was that. I wish...
    PurpleUmbrella PurpleUmbrella 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 28, 2008

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    I smoked pot daily for over 6 years in an

    attempt to not deal with the trauma that I experience in my life. I lost my job, my friends and my will to even live. Anytime I had a strong emotion, good or bad, I would use. I know I didn't want to be smoking, but I just couldn't stop. I had a spiritual awakening thank...
    bellafyre bellafyre 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    my addiction is pretty different its a coping mechanism I use being extremely flexible I suck myself yes I have the ability to suck myself I do it because of my past problems and...
    nronic1 nronic1 18-21, M Apr 12

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    Lord knows I would never say this to any of my family or friends. it's Just that, when I was 14 I started experimenting. Smoking weed, drinking, taking pain pills. Oxycontin...
    HeyIThappens HeyIThappens 18-21 1 Response Apr 9

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    First things first. Take this brief quiz to see if you are likely a love addict. 1. Did you once think that if only someone loved you in that "special way" you would be happy for...
    Desiredlove Desiredlove 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    I used to belive that you would come around and realize what a huge mistake you made when you ditched me for the girl who looked just like me. I used to ake. I used to think that...
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    my addiction is pretty different its a coping mechanism I use being extremely flexible I suck myself yes I have the ability to suck myself I do it because of my past problems and...
    nronic1 nronic1 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    my addiction is pretty different its a coping mechanism I use being extremely flexible I suck myself yes I have the ability to suck myself I do it because of my past problems and...
    nronic1 nronic1 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    my addiction is pretty different its a coping mechanism I use being extremely flexible I suck myself yes I have the ability to suck myself I do it because of my past problems and...
    nronic1 nronic1 18-21, M Apr 12

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    i used to have braces until last saturday, where i had to change it to retainers. my teeth are freaking small and wearing retainers makes me looks like i have lisp. haha, its very...
    deeyanah deeyanah 16-17, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Dear Mommy, I'm sorry that I don't remember that your sick, just like me, just like all addict's are. I have to remember that it's your addiction that I hate, not you. I must...
    skinbaby69 skinbaby69 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    When I was 14 years old I have seen my mother f.u.cked herself with a big d.ildo. I remember one day I went to school and on the way to school I realized I left my math home work...
    73sara 73sara 36-40, F 2 hrs ago

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    For the first time i cheated on my bf of 4years at that time..and i needed soneone to tell all that i was going through..i had been cheated on several times and now it was my turn...
    nayaah02 nayaah02 22-25, F Apr 22

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    I've always had this app and never really used, I'm gonna give it a try. If you wanna add, Username : abi_lash
    Abi936 Abi936 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    May all those broken heart get peace. Their heart once again become soft. They enjoy their life as they used to or may be more than that.
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M 2 hrs ago

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    I've been natural since like mid December and need I remind you, when I did my "big chop" it was indeed a big deal to me lol, I literally cut ALL of my hair off because it was just...
    MickxLove MickxLove 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    yeah so basically scientist found out that love is more akin to an addiction rather than an emotion. And if you think about it this kind of rings true, i mean you are basically...
    ajgamer ajgamer 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    It's a real shame. Drugs have caused hell for my life, alcohol and pills particularly. No, not me using them, I learned my lesson from the unfortunate hell that my mother went...
    themingowman themingowman 36-40, M Apr 7

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    I am an 18 Y.O. male and I live with my parents and two brothers. I am currently studying to go to University. I apologize in advance if this article seems a bit jumbled, I am...
    MrNostrand MrNostrand 18-21, M Apr 11

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    my addiction is too strong. i can't control it. and worse...it feels so good part of me don't want to stop. i need help
    jojape1995 jojape1995 18-21, T 1 Response Apr 16

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    My addiction is FOOD. It controls my mood, emotions, anxiety etc lol. If I go to a restaurant & the food isn't good, it literally puts me in the worst mood ever. And if I'm ever in...
    shesdifferent516 shesdifferent516 18-21, F Apr 25

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    I have done cocaine 4 times. I almost sulked myself into a horrible addiction. I couldn't have been happier when my mom found out what I was doing. She truly saved me. Thank you...
    imsoclassic imsoclassic 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    it's become that addiction, everytime i eat too much i go straight to the bathroom, i plan my binges to be honest. But now ive done it so much that my throat is so swollen it hurts...
    confusednormalness confusednormalness 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    How does one go about revealing an addiction? I want to reveal mine, and get help. But I don't know how to reach out. I'm a lost soul. I want and need friends who will support me...
    justranae justranae 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I had friends before. In fact, I was popular at my school, but I mainly kept to one group. That one group, however, weren't really my friends. I trusted them with my secrets, told...
    morekisses morekisses 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    In the last five years. I stopped smoking altogether from sixty a day I produced over fifty drawings I went totally vegan after fifteen years of vegetarianism I joined tumblr and...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Part 2 The way you look at me simply takes my breath away. The feel of your hand on my face shows me that this is real. Not just one of a hundred times I've dreamed of this moment...
    charlene0712 charlene0712 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 10

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    Let's keep the people powerless and ignorant by brainwashing them with meaningless entertainment, petty dilemmas, and addictions.
    WearOutKyd WearOutKyd 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    I lost my mom in 2007 to a heroin addiction. She had forgotten who I was a couple of times in the months before her death. I have finally forgiven her.. And myself for everything...
    KayBrooke KayBrooke 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 17

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    I watch really sappy predictable shows, also really weird dramas. I bought Lacey thongs today even tho I have no one to show them to knowing I'm wearing it makes me feel pretty...
    ophelia379 ophelia379 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    I am a recovering drug addict. I got addicted to pain pills when I injured my back. Coming off them was one of the hardest things I have done. I have been told I have an addictive...
    SissyJazmin SissyJazmin 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 24

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    as of April 15 I have a year of continuous clean time!
    xoPandoraBlack xoPandoraBlack 31-35, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I'm addicted to sex and self harm. And now the self harm has gotten really bad, so nobody wants to have sex with me (because I'm obviously damaged, fugly goods) so I'm slowly going...
    KittyCunt KittyCunt 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My son kicked his addiction to heroine 6 years ago. My heart breaks today knowing he's back using. I thought love cured everything but my son needs strength now. All my love won't...
    1with101 1with101 46-50, F 3 Responses