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Anonymous changed the tags on this post: they were "Wrong, girl, age, drugs, depression, teen life" 1 year, 6 months ago.
Well if you are 15 and feel that bad, you have a long road to life. Being a “grownup” and having is hard. Drugs are not going to fix any of the problems or feels you are having. Maybe you need to talk to your parents or a teacher. Being a teen is not easy but you should enjoy it and try to make the best of it.
from experience, i fixed everything by pretending to be happy as hard as i ******* could. that and stopping the drugs until i could handle them without the spiral.
Find something besides drugs in which interest you. Perhaps writing, painting or drawing. This will stimulate your creative side and you produce something. Don’t get all, but I stink at this etc., etc. Everyone learns at a different rate and everyone masters something to a different level.
Sports or a physical activity (working out or running) will release endorphins which is the body’s morphine. Ever hear of “the runner’s high”. Yup that’s what it is. Besides the chemicals making you feel euphoric you get a feeling of accomplishment. For example, last week you ran four miles and this week you are running four and a half.
Perhaps you like movies. Watch movies and try to figure out what makes a good movie. How the director used the camera angles to capture the shot. How the actors and actresses portrayed their character and what he or she did to make that character believable.
Perhaps religion. Believing in something that is good and cares about you no matter what you do and will always care about you can have a positive influence in one’s life. Grace, and a giving outlook are generally seen as positive things.
Perhaps you don’t know what you “want to be when you grow up.” Investigate things. Find out about different professions and then set a goal for yourself on the one you find most interesting.
If you don’t challenge yourself then you will see drugs or alcohol as the only thing capable of satisfying your “need.” As you can see there are many positive things in which you can choose from that are far better for you mentally and physically and therefore emotionally.
I would also suggest something like a support group to help you handle the stress of quitting. There you will meet others who share the same weakness as you do and you will see that you are not alone and there are others who do not want to partake in that sort of lifestyle anymore. Some will be there because they got in trouble with the law; some destroyed their families and some both. But, they are all there for one thing to remove the action or thing which they are addicted to and grow as a person.
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There are many who feel just like you. Life is tough. Sometime’s young people and adults too will try to dull the pain with drugs or alcohol. When I was young, my cousin got involved with drugs. Not sure why. His parents were good to him. It seemed to have a lot to do with the people he hung out with at school and on the weekends. I did some of the drugs he did, but I hated loosing control. I didn’t like the feeling that something else was control me.
Today problems seem to be much more complex than when I was young and in school. No matter what age we are it can help to deal with problems by turning our attention toward others. Focusing on another and helping them can help take the focus off of our problems and in the mean time we will learn through helping others.
It may seem out of style for most people, but you may want to look at the Psalms in the Bible. The wording and meaning behind those words can be of great comfort.
I know you will make it.
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