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I Went to Rehab

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 55 People

    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    And I'm going again (not

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Damn I'm about to be 18

    and I've been to rehab once. I got really into popping pills. Now I'm into drinkingn. I'm scared to go back.
    skittymic skittymic 18-21, M Mar 29

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    and it was super awesome!! XD the salon was one of the best parts lol, getting my hair done took 2 hours because i was getting it curled and it is super long! (down to my hips) and...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 10 Responses Apr 26

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    I graduated from a college in Boston I can honestly say it was one of the most hardest times in my life an busyist I was preety popular their was teachers their who I hated an as...
    batman1a batman1a 31-35, M May 9

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    I underestimated the heat of summer in Tokyo. Muggy, 38-40 degree Celcius heat. Everyone covers up! Pant under dresses, socks with shoes, cardigans over shirts, I couldn't believe...
    EssuKay EssuKay 18-21, F Apr 27

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    So, I was a kohls, buying a new suit for prom this Saturday. I found something I liked and went into the changing room, now of course I felt weird walking into a changing room with...
    anon1928 anon1928 18-21, M Apr 30

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    Went out for prom king, I didn't win but it was 5 females & 3 guys went for it. LOL
    PlayboyBPAC PlayboyBPAC 26-30, M May 5

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    I'm kind of glad i didn't. I mean, it would have been fun maybe. It could have been at least something to remember in high school. But i don't lament on not going. I did go to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 7

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    it's called yr 12 formal in Australia.i went to school in a beach to so half the year went down and we through a massive dance party on the beach djs lighting the works. good times...
    broken8888 broken8888 26-30, M May 7

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    I went to Blacks Beach. Went just for the experience of being able to be nude openly. It felt great. I'm a shy guy so didn't make conversation with anybody. Everybody seemed intent...
    TheLil13 TheLil13 22-25, M 1 Response May 8

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    There are more women doing classes during the day, and I hadn't realised before, but I went into the gym to do some free weights workout after I had half hour in the cardio gym...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 3 Responses May 12

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    I went to school in a skirt today, because I had gym. It was so weird going into the girl locker room and changing, but I was fast and got out. My mom taught me how to get ready...
    RonOwens36 RonOwens36 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    Went to swim this morning and 10 laps in they closed the pool. Went upstairs and rode bike 5.75 miles,did 50 weighted crunches, and walked half a mile.
    RocknRollCowboy71 RocknRollCowboy71 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    I finally went out of my comfort zone with fear of approaching stranger specially hot girls.
    deltaXray15 deltaXray15 31-35, M Apr 23

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    So my boyfriend who I have been with since 21.02.2014 got sent to jail on Wednesday 8th April 2015 and it was totally unexpected. We thought he would receive a secure surveillance...
    zoe1995 zoe1995 18-21, F Apr 26

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    I'm glad I never went to my prom. my friends that did go told me that the ceremony was very crowded and that there was hardly any drinks or appetizers to eat. also everybody was...
    peppit peppit 36-40, M 1 Response May 6

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    Everyone was making a big deal of me not going to prom in my senior year. They were saying how I would regret it. Never did and I don't now. The tickets were rather expensive and I...
    HelloLovelyPerson HelloLovelyPerson 18-21, F 2 Responses May 7

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    My dad is a huge fan of elvis Presley i didnt really think of it until my dad took me to graceland its amazing the best experience of my life you can feel his presence there and...
    PreponLovato PreponLovato 18-21, F May 7

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    I went for 15 days vacation. Travelled alot. Had the best of food. Attended two weddings. Had loads of fun. It will take a while now to get myself accustomed to the daily routine...
    lovemylife2210 lovemylife2210 26-30, F May 7

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    Today I went to the dentist. my right side of my mouth is still numb. I was late cuz my stupid bus was early and I missed it.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F May 8

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    My mom and I went on a mediterranean cruise. There was an announcement that the waves will be so bad/strong and we need to take pills but I did not, I felt so dizzy,lol I can't...
    MRedgrave22 MRedgrave22 22-25, F 1 Response May 10

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    As much as I like this, I would be emmbaraced to see my friend David see me like this. So I went alone. Looking like the new shy girl. But I did see David, and said hi to me and...
    RonOwens36 RonOwens36 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    The next day I woke to there being a blue dress, pantie, leggings, sperries and a ponytail holder at the foot of my bed. So I put it on, and then went down stairs. My mom put some...
    RonOwens36 RonOwens36 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    When I arrived the next day, I had a skirt again, a ponytail, and sperrys. I decided to bring a book that day to avoid anything. When recess came I sat under w tree, reading. I...
    RonOwens36 RonOwens36 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    I went to prom with my first girlfriend ever last night and it was amazing. Being the first ever transgender kid at my school originally I wasn't allowed to go to prom with my date...
    Liamftm Liamftm 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I went to a rock concert,and only then I found out how wild I am.Anyway it had also some touching ballads it was just....divine.
    Sheiriam Sheiriam 18-21, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I had interview today were I drove 40miles to the company in another county in my state where I live . I have went back and forth for 3 days to this company. Today I waited a total...
    beautifulsinsxo beautifulsinsxo 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    I enjoyed it, too bad I only had loose shorts. They almost fell, I would have been naked in front of family D:
    RylandGay RylandGay 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Could not Keep it together last few days. Last night was a repeat. Need to get my head on straight again.
    bipolarPeter bipolarPeter 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Many. Trying to plan my own at the moment. No morbid stuff! I want everyone to come in bright colours! I have no faith, so no religious platitudes! Toying with the idea that...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 23

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    Mayhem Festival in 2008 with Slipknot and Disturbed headlining the main stage and Machine Head headlining the second stage (closing their set with an amazing cover of Hallowed Be...
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 23

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    I've seen Coldplay twice now. The first time I saw them, by the end of the show the entire amphitheater was literally in enthusiasm. Chris Martin is just amazing. He was bouncing...
    pandamusika pandamusika 22-25, F Apr 23

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    Daylight to dark every summer. All the neighborhood kids and my 5 sisters had a blast, especially with the boys lol...