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I Went to Rehab

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 57 People

    And I'm going again (not

    for substance abuse)
    PsychoticPsychologist PsychoticPsychologist 13-15 1 Response Apr 28, 2015

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    Going To Rehab In 2 Weeks...

    Okay well i have been too rehab before, lets just say 'too many times', but then i finally got off the heavy drugs and continued with my life..Unfortunatly this year has had to much bad s.hit to handle, and i have started taking them every day, spending all my money from my...
    beautytakesatoll beautytakesatoll 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 21, 2011

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    4 years, that's how long I was in rehab

    for being a drunk. 4 years of waking up at 5 am in a room of 20 other women. Scrubbing dumpsters, military tactics and cognitive "therapy". Ive been clean and sober for 7 years because of the hell I went through. 4 years of being brainwashes was the only thing that saved me but...
    jmitchell0676 jmitchell0676 26-30, F Feb 27, 2014

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    10 years ago. I'd tried to stop/control/change

    my drinking for years. But seriously I tried started in April 2003 to really curb my drinking. In that year I tried them all - changing drinks, counting drinks, drink diaries, only drinking after a time, with meals, only when on a business trip... blah blah blah. A year on it...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M May 2, 2014

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    Rehab Sucks...

    I have been a drug addict for the last 5 years. Most of my early twenties has been spent in a variety of treatment centers and hospitals. For the first time in years I am sober, and it has nothing to do with their "god" or AA or any other crap they're shoving down addicts...
    Hotandcold Hotandcold 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2010

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    Rehab Doesnt Help!!

    Back in february of 2008 i went to rehab for overdosing and regret until this day. all the nurses treat everyone as if they were little kids and its so annoying. we had no privilidges of doing anything and the "help" they would say they gave us was all dumb and never...
    irmz785 irmz785 22-25, F Nov 1, 2009

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    New Chapter of My Life

    Hi everyone my name is Roe and this is my story. Iam recovering from Alcohol abuse. I have been in rehab 8times before nothing seemed to help me. I have been useing Alcohol for 32 years. It put a lot of pain in my live. And i didnt even care. It cost me my Job / Marriage / health...
    roesboat roesboat 41-45 1 Response Aug 12, 2009

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    Rehab

    it was back in april that i decided to go to rehab for my alcohol abuse and i regret it to this day. when i first got there things were goin well to start with. went thro detox and the nurses showed me around and guided and talked to me about what to expect during my stay. but...
    ccdo ccdo 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 22, 2009

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    How To Disappear Completely

    Hey y'all, I'm a 20 year old from Canada, and this is my first post. Looks like a pretty cool website and I really support stuff like this (**** Facebook) as it can actually help people. Some of the stories I've read on here are pretty amazing, and it seems like the writers on...
    meetingpeopleiseasy meetingpeopleiseasy 18-21 3 Responses Dec 21, 2011

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    Going into a residential rehab program was

    quite possibly the best decision of my life. Of course I wasn't very optimistic about it to begin with. The only reason I decided to go was because all of my own efforts got me nowhere and I felt like I needed something drastic in order to achieve lasting change. While I wouldn...
    sapphiresky86 sapphiresky86 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 14, 2014

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    Anyone on here that is struggling with

    addictions? I am :( and it's ruining my life.
    beautifulchic beautifulchic 18-21, F Sep 13, 2015

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    Best Thing I Ever Did: Long Term Treatment

     I was a part-time crack addict years back.  Was able to hold down a job, 'cause I was a weekend warrior.  But, like clock work, once a month, I'd have these cravings that were so overwhelming--it was like God was ordering me to go get some crack!  I would become...
    mariaweeks mariaweeks 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2012

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    This past Saturday night I got to dress up all pretty and go to a daddy daughter dance with my dad :) My dad was a very good date and we had a good time at the dance and then we...
    samantha468 samantha468 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    When I was a freshman I attended a dance to be my friend's wingman and keep a guy who liked her on his best behavior. We walked around, looked at dresses, and eventually she...
    ProcessOfBecoming ProcessOfBecoming 18-21, T 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I went to prom all four years of high school. I had a good time at all of them.
    AMK1985 AMK1985 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I went on my first date with a man as a woman. It went wonderful. We met at the restaurant it as very nice. We talked about everything but mostly about work since we are both...
    LittleDebbieCD LittleDebbieCD 31-35, T 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I just love my mom a lot. She came over to the apartment to spend the afternoon with me. We went to Walmart and got me some new clothes and shoes. And we got me some more make up...
    Katelyn02 Katelyn02 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Whenever my family goes in like a pool or whatever everything comes off. It just feels better when the water is right on you and there's no fabric on you. Idk when I was younger I...
    youwishyouhadme1234 youwishyouhadme1234 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I would often go out shopping dressed in ladies clothing. Dressed in women's jeans or slacks, wearing panties, nylons and sometimes a pantyliner to have a more girlish figure...
    bcsissy bcsissy 61-65, T 6 Responses a week ago

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    I was seven the first time I went commando. Didn't have any clean underpants to put on one morning, so I "went without". It was so much better than I expected it to be that the...
    thisguy20 thisguy20 31-35, M Feb 1

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    When i was a child and teenager, i always went outside to look for fun activities. I grew up in the States and specifically in Denver, Colorado. I had it all back then and as i...
    vabeachfemale vabeachfemale 51-55, F 12 Responses Jan 31

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    I went to my local beach midweek last summer. Apart from the odd distant dog walker i was able to walk completely naked for miles. I dared myself to walk as close to the village...
    garryhiil garryhiil 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    Hmmm... I tried to post this last night, but maybe it didn't post for some reason. Please forgive me if I'm telling the same story twice.So, I went out in public last night for the...
    Michellelee4566 Michellelee4566 46-50, M 5 Responses Jan 30

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    One evening when I originally start to cross-dress and find out about myself I went out dressed as a female. My parents were not at home as they were on holiday. So I decide that...
    bcsissy bcsissy 61-65, T 2 Responses Jan 29

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    I need people's opinion here... I went on a date. It went well I believe because we met for drinks, sat for 3 hours and talked. It was supposed to be all innocent and I did have...
    Stella517 Stella517 26-30, F Jan 26

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    . We went outside the house, onto the street, other kids streets and woods and parks and ponds. We walked and cycled and played football. We fell out and fought and made up again...
    wetadam wetadam 70+, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    Well, having been homeschooled for almost the entirety of my K-12 education, I never went to prom. As a kid, I felt "left out". However, as an adult I realized that there really...
    PassiveActivist PassiveActivist 70+, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    Last summer my boyfriend of seven years with broke up with me out of the blue one night. I was devastated as I thought we were really good at that time (we were always good...
    tiffany567 tiffany567 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 23

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    Everyone said "you're going to regret it". The only thing I regret is not going to after prom. My high school had a whole after prom thing with prize give always, bouncy houses...
    churchdadatnight churchdadatnight 18-21, F Jan 23

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    I always felt like an outsider in high school (surprisingly, some people I wouldn't expect to still remember me). Being depressed/anxious/sleep deprived/sexuality confused did...
    bender898989 bender898989 26-30, M Jan 23

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    I belonged to a conservative all girls' catholic school with strict nuns and teachers. Every day we were taught to become proper ladies; hair should be neatly tied with a black or...
    sui123 sui123 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I was too unwell to attend prom. I left school at 15 due to illness, I never went back. Be thankful you are well, because one day, everything gets taken from you. Friends...
    BlackMarauder BlackMarauder 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    I had moved to my 3rd h.s for my senior yr. N i just wasnt feeling the whole school spirit for a yr thing. The yr was ok. But not goin kinda sucked
    archon279 archon279 18-21, M Jan 22

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    I never went to my prom. I was still with my current boyfriend around the time of prom, but neither of us are people who like to dance or socialize with strangers out in the open...
    lizzie9787 lizzie9787 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 22

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    We had to move when I was gonna start Junior year. We were not able to get my transcripts until after school started. Since I was held back, I decided to enter into adult high...
    theguywiththeredhair theguywiththeredhair 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 22

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    I always felt like proms were overrated. And from what those who went told me, I was right. :p
    xxfallenangel xxfallenangel 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    My friends and I had our own anti-prom. haha.
    Katad21 Katad21 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I didn't have money for that ****. plus I heard it was boring anyway.
    luv2pee23 luv2pee23 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    I could not find a date. Plus, I had a apathetic feeling towards the social life at school. I had less than 10 people whom I would call a friend at my high school.
    kcthinker kcthinker 41-45, M Jan 22

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    I wasnt allowed to go either. So a few girls had a private dance party the same night. They invited their boy friends To go there first. So I got to wear my formal gown and ride...
    bobbylee111 bobbylee111 41-45, T 1 Response Jan 22

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