I Was a Child of Drug Addicted Parents

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    My Life

    Some background information before I begin: I am a 22 year old college student, graduating in 2 months with a bachelors. I have an 18 year old sister who is in high school. My father is a pharmacist and my mother has a degree in psychology (never used it though). My mother has...
    keemery21 keemery21
    26-30, F
    Mar 23, 2013

    Growing up being a product of a drug addict is

    hard. It's not that I chose to be alive so why put a child on the earth if you can't raise it, nor do you want to. Well let's start with my mom. My mom has been a drug addict/alcoholic for over 15 year's, ever since right around the time I was born. The nine months of her...
    Amberrjade27 Amberrjade27
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 27, 2015

    My father was a drunk

    and a crackhead from the day he left the navy in 1981 to the day he died in may of 2013. My mother also dated a series of guys after my father how did crack, meth, pills, and heroin.
    dacraww dacraww
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2014

    My parents met at a methadone clinic.

    They both used all kinds of drugs pretty heavily throughout their adult lives before they met. My mother was a nurse. She told me she started abusing drugs when she first got into nursing by stealing pills and stuff from the hospitals she worked at. I’m not sure how my...
    SomeoneOutThere SomeoneOutThere
    41-45, M
    7 Responses Mar 9, 2014

    I Looked Forward To The Beatings

    My mom was gone for weeks at a time, smoking crack usually. I ran out of food a lot. I was scared a lot. I stayed in my room for days at a time and missed so much elementary that I stayed back in just about every grade. I have memories of hovering over myself in bed, but im glad...
    chararuiter chararuiter
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2012

    Though I was a child of drug addicted parents

    but I tried hard to avoid them from smoking excessively. I used many techniques to stop them from smoking. Some of the techniques were adding more salt to their food. Purposely feeding them more food, so that they feel more fuller in stomach. One of the most effective technique...
    nicolefulhamer nicolefulhamer
    41-45, F
    Mar 11, 2014
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