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I Went to Rehab

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Went to the priory rehab in London last year for 4 months as an in patient, miss it so much. Relapsing so want to go back but it'll mess up my course I'm doing and I've been...
    rhiamia rhiamia 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 24

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    I began grad school tentatively. I knew that it was going to be tough and potentially not rewarding (degree inflation is so rampant nowadays). Knowing this didn't safeguard me...
    coloraturajocie coloraturajocie 22-25, F Feb 5

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    I can't remember the last time I did this or had such a good time as I did today. Walking bare foot with just jeans on in fresh powder snow, rolling around, making snow angles...
    TheOldMountianMan TheOldMountianMan 61-65, M 2 Responses Feb 16

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    Hubby and I went to a friends house when we had a little snow earlier this month. It wasn't deep, about an inch or so. As usually with these friends I went naked, just a coat in...
    JayneNF JayneNF 31-35, F 12 Responses Feb 18

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    Last night I went on a Date, and it felt so good :) getting ready to go out and putting makeup, and the date went perfect got home at 1:00am.
    fresa87 fresa87 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Throwwww back to prom :D I was a freshman I think? But I went with my boyfriend, he was a senior then so it was his last one
    treya15 treya15 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 6

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    So this last snow storm I went plowing with one of my friends and we played pedidle for part of the time. It was very slow going in that only like 1 car would pass every minute lol...
    Lovelyxx93 Lovelyxx93 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 12

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    Millwall goalkeeper David Forde will abide knee anaplasty on Tuesday Buy FIFA 15 Coins,Cheap FUT 15 Coins,FIFA Coins Online Store.Forde, who initially went for scans on the...
    liafifaku liafifaku 22-25, F Feb 12

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    Last night, I went to the ER with major stomach pain and long story short, I hurt :(
    RyRyOfAwesomeness RyRyOfAwesomeness 16-17, M 6 Responses Feb 13

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    Today I went shopping by myself. I decided I would not wear a bra. What an experience! I felt so free and not confined. Why can't I go everyday without a bra? Why does society...
    freeme123 freeme123 51-55, F Feb 14

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    I went to a funeral on February 14. So sad and the same time a day to remember for all his family. My neighbor died 54 years old leaving behind his wife, daughter and son. Couldnt...
    Luvvya Luvvya 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    I had seen a pair of cute flats at a shoe store a few weeks back and had been dying to go back and buy them. Last week I got dressed en femme and went shopping. I headed to the...
    Bellringer2c Bellringer2c 56-60, T 13 Responses Feb 15

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    There was no such thing as a prom when I went to school.
    LoneSouls LoneSouls 26-30, F Feb 16

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    recently i was very frustrated and feeling very upset that i was not able to go for nude walks at night. this is because am living in a city area now. and here in my country people...
    nightlover666 nightlover666 22-25, M Feb 19

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    Well I am over East and just fully dressed myself as Natasha and went for a stroll in the CBD. What a feeling of freedom. The best bit was a couple of young girls passing comment...
    motokini motokini 56-60, M 3 Responses Feb 23

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    Never left anyone bound and gagged while I went to work, but experienced it once for fourteen hours at the hands of a former girlfriend. She was delayed at work and had to asks...
    Smokedog32 Smokedog32 66-70, M Feb 24

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    Me and my ex were together for three years. Basically the whole time we both had infidelity issues. We finally called it quits for good this past summer. I'm still not over him and...
    Eja15 Eja15 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Many years ago I worked hard to get my *** into a top design school, but while I was there everything in my life went to crumbles. I ended up dropping out after having an early...
    emmunster emmunster 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I was not engaged. There's no wedding proposal that happened. I missed that feeling.My soon-to-be parents in-law just talked to me and my then bf.They were asking if we can marry...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 1 Response Feb 19

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    I was so jealous of all the girls at the prom, wearing their beautiful long silky prom dresses, long gloves, nylons, and heels. So many different hair styles, that I had never...
    NitaCD NitaCD 61-65, T 10 Responses Feb 6

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    well, it's 2:53 in the morning and i got back from the mental hospital today. it was a rather odd journey i'd say, but all in all it helped me quite a lot. i think i was at a point...
    UnusualAngel UnusualAngel 18-21, F Feb 6

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    No Facebook.....no Twitter....and you didn't have your hands glued to a phone texting. Spending Friday afternoons riding bikes or skateboarding in the park with friends. Life was...
    shakenama shakenama 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 7

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    I haven't really had the chance to go to prom yet, but I'm sure I will never get the chance to go. Prom seems to be a popular event at my school. I can't "wait" until I see all my...
    Yoda42 Yoda42 13-15, F Feb 7

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    so me and my gf just had a huge argument, we both took it too far and it reached the point of no return. I really loved her I do not have many friends, and i am a very fragile...
    JorgeBust JorgeBust 22-25, M Feb 9

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    well it was a great evening even with being really nervous going out on my own fully dressed as me Leena. i heard about Leeds First Friday event from an acquaintance thinking she...
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    Last Saturday night I was in Merrillville Indiana to see a rock concert called Solute To The Sixties the music group that was there was The Grassroots, The Buckinghams & The...
    Theinfo Theinfo 22-25, M Feb 9

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    we fill the somewhat empty hallways with our broken carcass, like a circus show we laugh like mad men twirling in this unfathomable disorder. dark circles around our eyes like orbs...
    UnusualAngel UnusualAngel 18-21, F Feb 10

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    Idk why but I grew hair everywhere before anyone else in elementary school...
    Lolllipoop Lolllipoop 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    I have been in an on and off relationship for eight years now. When we were together, I was ecstatic. When we weren't, I wanted to crawl in a hole and die. I thought that...
    NeverAgainx NeverAgainx 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    I used to be home schooled so every morning my step mom would dress me up like a 9 yr ols school girl my father died so I was raised by 3 dominant women i...
    subsissy1989 subsissy1989 26-30, M Feb 14

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    My mom made me go with her and i brought 10 pink dresses all of different length the shortest barely covers my little penis and the longest goes to my ankles...
    subsissy1989 subsissy1989 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 14

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    I have gone skinny dipping when I was 12 with a few friends on a hot summers day we had lots of fun and enjoyed feeling the morning breeze on our naked skin
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