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I need a drink so badly

I recently signed up for treatment/counselling. I want to cut back first then hopefully quit before I am too deep into my alcoholism. I want a job and a purpose. I drink out of pure boredom, loneliness, being afraid to be left alone with my own thoughts, escaping reality, to feel normal, I don't want to feel anymore, etc. I quit for 5 years. I wasn't an alcoholic then at all. I only drank occasionally ...
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High functioning alcoholic with Anxiety, OCD, Depression

Hi all, just writing this to vent if that's okay. Maybe some people are going through a similar situation.

I have very long term anxiety (history of BDD, left school at 12 with no further education, didn't leave the house for 5 years). I've worked and been at university for 9 years (I'm 29). I am in the process of divorcing, after coming out of a very abusive marriage a year ago (narcissist, manipulative, verbally ...
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Cannabis Addiction

Hi,
I suffer from Bipolar disorder, but have had previous diagnoses of Adhd, Anxiety, Depression. I have smoked Cannabis for the past 6 years roughly everyday. Cannabis for me is an all rounder because it helps my depressed mood, sleep, appetite, anxiety, bordom and gives me musical inspiration when I am working on new material. I would describe myself as a high-strung, excitable and on edge, constantly. For the most part it settles my inner ...
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I cannot deal with my mood swings that come with being sober

I am so irritable when I don't drink. I don't care when I experience the withdrawals it is all I think about is having my next drink. My family and one and only true have shown concern. I know I should care about them showing concern. But I cannot deal with these unpleasant symptoms.
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I lost so many friends to drinking

But I cannot stop drinking. I was sober for 5 years. And I don't know what drove me to drink again. I was not this heavy of a drinker 5 years ago. But I am lying to my family and friends about it. It has causes so many issues with relationships but I cannot stop. This time around it has a strong hold on me. Before I had more control over it. Now it is ...
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Boyfriend quit meth and is scaring me

I am 26 years old and have been with my boyfriend for 3 years, but I have known him for 13 years. In january of this year he told me he had been doing meth for 5 months and he was ready to seek professional help. He went in a facility for a week and came out prescribed and antidepressant. He was doing much better. He was actively seeking employment, he was motivated again, he ...
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I need someone to talk to, my husband is addicted

My husband is addicted to pot and I know that so many people in modern culture consider that to be nothing, but my husband actually becomes physically abusive to me when he does it and then goes 2-3 days without. He is a liar and is never honest. We have been together for 8 years and have two kids together. We are also on housing. If my husband gets caught with it, we will lose ...
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A workout plan for sobriety

What would be a workout plan for someone who is trying to abstain from almost daily drug use.

I find I'm always extremely bored and going for a run once a day doesn't seem to help.
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I started smoking meth again-

I recently suffered a setback and resorted to smoking crystal meth once again in my life.  I know deep inside that I am making a mistake and have destroyed my family. 

I was with a loving man for over 8 years, sure we fought like any couple, however we would always talk any issues over and resolve them.  I have been out of work for a short while and partly attribute this as to why ...
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What does alcohol do to someone with diabetes?

Why diabetic patient get decrease blood sugar level when they take alcohol? Friend of mind has diabetes since he was 15.He develops reduced blood sugar level when he takes alcohol. I want to know why she develop this and is there any connections between diabetes and alcohol drinking?
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