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Old 01-29-2013, 09:17 PM   #1 (permalink)

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I'm 20 years old.
Looking for someone to talk to about my recovery.
I do have friends and family here for me, but they don't really understand what I'm really going through.
I would like to talk with someone who understands what I am going through..

*I have been addicted to drugs (many different kinds) and alcohol on and off since I was in the 6th grade. I currently smoke to keep the edge off.
I have stopped and recovered a couple times, but something always makes me relapse. I really feel like I was born to be an addict my whole life & it scares me :/
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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3 posts after yours

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Old 01-29-2013, 09:56 PM   #3 (permalink)
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...that's actually a old thread Taylor bumped Hope.

Taylor I'm sure there are lots of folks here who'd love to talk to you either here on the boards or by private message

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Old 01-30-2013, 01:00 AM   #4 (permalink)

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I am new to forum. Im 26 and from California. Id be happy to email you. I dont have the ability to email you yet I guess
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Old 02-01-2013, 11:05 AM   #5 (permalink)

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That's okay.. me neither...
I had a couple PM's but I cant write back yet lol. sooo yeahh.
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Old 02-01-2013, 11:19 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Hi Taylor ~ Welcome. I'm new here too, you can probably access my initial introduction post & read my "story" thru my profile ....I would be happy to chat/message with you. Hope you're having a good day!
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Old 02-01-2013, 11:26 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Welcome, T & K,

You can just post here any time--we're from all over the world, so there's usually someone that can answer.

A rehab program recommends that a sponsor have a year of continuous sobriety and completed the sobriety program of your choice. He or she should be reasonably available to help you.
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Old 02-01-2013, 12:08 PM   #8 (permalink)
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