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I Was Addicted to Sleeping Pills

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    Stupid Hospital - I didn't even want to take the pills. But the doctor said they might help me sleep better, and that they weren't very addictive - ha! I was taking one each night...
    Semety Semety 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 31, 2007

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    All out of sleeping pills for tonight. Benadryl and beer I guess. What OTC sleeping pills do you take?
    believe201427 believe201427 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Where do I even start? First and foremost, I would like to just point out how similar these stories are: Started off as the answer to all problems... and then steadily destroyed...
    midasnemi midasnemi 18-21, F Apr 4

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    I was attempting to stop taking them but it's 2am... Oh the struggle... To take them or to not take them? Such a predicament.
    LivviyLove LivviyLove 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I am 51 and mother of 2 that never thought I woulad become addicted to drugs, I was prescribed xanax 20 years ago, started out 2 . 5 a day and gradually was raised to 1ml 2xday...
    sheila5862 sheila5862 51-55, F Mar 18

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    I can never really sleep:/ I usually have to take sleeping pills to sleep but i cant find the bottle of sleeping pills. So I am just awake thinking about the day I had with my...
    BipolaLove BipolaLove 18-21, F Mar 18

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    This happened a few days ago so i'm still in shock i think. We were having a quiet drink indoors, me, my boyfriend and our best friend. My boyfriend drank way too much to quick and...
    AnonBlogger17 AnonBlogger17 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I was addicted for nearly a year. I was probably shooting it nightly at one point, reusing dirty needles; throwing money and my health away at an astonishing rate. A couple of near...
    ShesAVeryKinkyGirl ShesAVeryKinkyGirl 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Getting my Ex back was something that i couldn't imagine will be so easy am John Wales. I've known Sophia for years. When we finally got together as partners, things were so weird...
    Danny5432 Danny5432 36-40, M Mar 27

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    Getting my Ex back was something that i couldn't imagine will be so easy am John Wales. I've known Sophia for years. When we finally got together as partners, things were so weird...
    Danny5432 Danny5432 36-40, M Mar 27

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    Honestly, I think it is almost impossible not to get addicted to Adderall. It's the perfect drug: motivation, weight loss, better grades, increased dopamine, and it's much easier...
    xmer831x xmer831x 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    I took ADHD pills hardcore, they were my drugs. From age 5 to 14 I took over a 150 milligrams a day and sometimes even twice a day. It started off as I was "hyper" and needed...
    kitcat2013 kitcat2013 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    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...
    dacraww dacraww 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I don't even remember what caused it. I do remember what fed it, though. All those stupid fights I had with my friends, my family treating me like dirt, and everything else. I do...
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Am I wrong for wanting her to quit the only thing that brings her happiness? It's hard having a mom that loses her mind for fun, she says "it's my medicine" But obviously she's not...
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F Mar 30

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    Pop a pill and feel better right? Wrong. I take at least a dozen pills a day. I take whatever I can get my hands on. Ibuprofen, Naproxen, Oxycodon, anything. It's gotten so bad...
    sarah81199 sarah81199 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I am 22 years old but for 2 years now i have been addicted to alcohol. A year ago I started doing a simple upper ( drug ) and didnt realize how addicted i had become. Last month I...
    IndependentGrl IndependentGrl 18-21, F Apr 7

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    lisen to all of those on this site, saying how they are addicted. You don't know addicted until you've gone through $500 worth of Starbucks in one day. Some people on this site who...
    Jward18 Jward18 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I am so addicted to the internet and to my computer in general. I first started to do online shopping. All of a sudden I was doing lots of research for others and personal...
    birthdaypartyforme birthdaypartyforme 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Completely addicted and if the cure is to break that addiction there is no way I am taking it. Someday she will come be with me and the addiction will grow stronger but for now I...
    ballen0420 ballen0420 36-40, M Apr 3

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    Ok in October 2013 I purchased minecraft and became TOTALLY ADDICTED. I barely did anything else than play hunger games and skyblock and factions and survival. My parents hate that...
    Cookzie Cookzie 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The afternoon after my adopted father was arrested my 11 year old sister finally came out of her bedroom . She looked AWFUL. Cuts,bruises,welts. And she was holding her left arm in...
    UnwantedMutt UnwantedMutt 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I used to be addicted to sex,now i manage to control it,anyway that's how i was born with high libido,this is going to end to my crave.
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    I used to pop pills. But with the help of my friends, I've managed to quit. But lately things here at my house have gotten really bad and I'm getting these cravings and urges to...
    raykay1998 raykay1998 13-15, F Mar 20

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    I love to help addicted people and their families to live a new life. I am living proof, that someone can change their life around to live a respectable, responsible, happy, joyous...
    ruledbyvenus ruledbyvenus 51-55, F Mar 27

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    Last year me and my friend AJ said we said that I live with his mom, dad and older sister and he lives with my mom, dad, and younger sister. We did this so we could see what it is...
    Sarahismygirlname Sarahismygirlname 13-15, T Mar 31

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    Im addicted to sex and have been for since I was 12.
    rebelbbygirl rebelbbygirl 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Addicted is a strong word, but I don't know if this qualifies so here: Since this post is anonymous, I'll be honest and say that I have a problem. I think it's like.. I used to be...
    Professionalgriefer Professionalgriefer 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm addicted to sex with my boyfriend.. I love being around him and doing there's other time we just don't want sex and we just want each other company.. We recently got engaged...
    screamolover17 screamolover17 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I love to wear thongs under my dresses, skirts, shorts, and when semi nude. I just feel so addicted to them and I love to show off my backside to other nudists. And of course, i...
    happygoluckywife happygoluckywife 36-40, F 12 Responses Mar 19

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    I'm so addicted to "Who's crying now" by Journey!! Oh my gosh I love it.
    PencioliaLuna PencioliaLuna 13-15, F Mar 21

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    I am addicted to coffee. I love coffee. I pretty much drink coffee from the time I wake up in the morning, till either I drank more than a pot of coffee, or till I feel like...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F Mar 21

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    Dude. I have no life and I'm addicted to all types of social media but I think that instagram is my #1 so follow me! @breannainreverse .. I promise I'm not a complete loser.. haha
    breannainreverse breannainreverse 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Well, I don't know about addicted, but I do like wearing them. I like both the look and feel of them.
    massagechick85 massagechick85 26-30, F 15 Responses Mar 23

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    Its only been an hour since i started using this app and i am already getting addicted to it.
    shadow010 shadow010 26-30, M Mar 24

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    I am totally addicted to Wicked Games by The Weeknd. https://soundcloud.com/devinnkeith/wicked-games-the-weeknd?in=maggystroes/sets/applebottom-let-you That is all :)
    SquishyIan SquishyIan 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    It's 6:30 in the morning and I'm on EP before I even get my morning coffee... That means I'm more addicted to this site than I am to coffee... Uh oh.
    mybonerandme mybonerandme 18-21, M Mar 26

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    I'm addicted to McDonalds. I eat triple cheeseburger meals at least once a day, sometimes more. But the problem is, I don't understand why I'm so skinny. I never gain weight, it's...
    Maddisonbrett Maddisonbrett 22-25, F Mar 26

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    So more on a light hearted note after all that's been happening in my life - I am addicted to zombies! I love zombie films, zombie books etc.... What would you do if you were...
    roxie1145 roxie1145 26-30, F Mar 26

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    This website is so weird for me. One week, I'll be completely addicted and all I can do is check my notifications. But then for about a month straight I don't even log on. It's...
    taylor468 taylor468 16-17, F Mar 26

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    You guys...I'm sooooo addicted to coffee. I can't get enough! I would drink it 24/7 if I could XD
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Mar 28

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    I lost my virginity at age 17 I'm 19 now & I'm addicted to sex ! I love sex and when I don't get it I'm angry at every one that's why I have trouble having a realationship .-. I...
    mariah109 mariah109 18-21, F 14 Responses Mar 30

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    Mostly I'm addicted to sugar. I love sweets. Ice cream and chocolate are probably what I crave the most. A couple of years ago I gave up sugar for thirty days. I even went on...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F Apr 1

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    I'm definitely addicted to Chapstick not necessarily the brand I like to try all different kinds. I'm pretty sure several people in my family have this same problem (mom and...
    Slackergirl Slackergirl 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I'm definitely addicted to Instagram..... It's crazy lol I wake up and I'm on it. I eat when I'm on IG and I barely sleep because of it hahahahha follow me @AkiyaJeri I will follow...
    london21 london21 18-21, F Apr 2

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    I am absolutely addicted and love the BBC inside me. My husband shares me with black men often. He loves to watch sometimes but not always. I have had a few biracial babies by...
    birthdaypartyforme birthdaypartyforme 41-45, F 6 Responses Apr 2

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    Im addicted to someone with a girlfriend. I have loved him since the day i met him. Everything reminds me of him. Songs, colors, movies, etc. We talked two summers ago and he said...
    kaleighpaige kaleighpaige 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I've been on here for like 4 hrs!!!! I just made this account an I think I'm addicted!!!
    Purpleroses75 Purpleroses75 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I am definitely addicted to sunshine and live in the Sunshine State currently.
    femaleoncruiseship femaleoncruiseship 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I am very much addicted to Gummi Bears. I love Gummi Bears. I never ever get sick of Gummi Bears. I love Gummi Bears! I can actually really in the mood for Gummi Bears.
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm only 18, and I'm addicted to men. When I'm in a relationship I find it very hard to not cheat, usually I end the relationship before I do. I'm a very sexual person, but I'm...
    wiccanscorpio wiccanscorpio 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I like sleeping naked but at times I still wear a shirt, I don't know why but I just love sleeping with no pants on, I feel like I sleep better and its more comfortable
    banana696969 banana696969 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 17