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    Coz
    Junior Member
    Posts: 2
    Joined: Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:41 am

    Cocaine addiction

    Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:46 am

    Hello I am new to this site and have been battling with my cocaine habits for over a year now. I want to stop but I have that devil inside my head telling me one more line won’t hurt and I’ve got no control over it. I am surrounded by great friends who know I have a coke problem but they don’t really know how bad I am on it. I still function every day I go to work I pay my way but I am not going anywhere in life.I don’t steal or jeopardise my priorities yet. I can feel my self slipping down the dark road of chronic addiction and coke abuse. I don’t know who to talk to or how to open up to someone and get help. Cause I know deep down I need help with my cocaine abuse. If someone could give me some advice or someone who can relate to my situation. Financially the coke is putting me back wards. I know every time when I roll a note and have coke on a plate ready to snort, deep down I know it’s fucking me up and I’ll be honest I am chasing that feeling of being coked up. I know it’s only a temporary problem that I can fix and live a better life. Could someone please talk to me about it
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    Vik
    Senior Member
    Posts: 206
    Joined: Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:54 pm

    Re: Cocaine addiction

    Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:36 pm

    Hey @Coz , im Vik the community manager. Welcome to the forums and thank you for having the courage to share what you're going through.

    Coming here shows you're eager to make change toward better life, which is so great!
    I know it takes strength to chat to someone about getting help, but it can be the beginning of a really great thing. Is there someone around you that you feel you could open up to?

    Looking forward to hearing from others who relate, or might have some advice for you.

    Take care
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    Similarstyle
    Junior Member
    Posts: 1
    Joined: Mon Nov 18, 2019 8:50 pm

    Re: Cocaine addiction

    Mon Nov 18, 2019 8:54 pm

    I fee you brother I’ve been batting cocaine addiction for over 8 yrs now a couple sober years but majority been a struggle. My addiction has cost me about 50k a year so definitely a big problem for me financially as much as it is mentally as well
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    Deep blue
    Junior Member
    Posts: 5
    Joined: Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:20 pm

    Re: Cocaine addiction

    Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:39 pm

    I shudder when I think of the money I have wasted on cocaine over the last 15 years....I reckon I could've bought a house.
    The hard thing with coke is that it creeps up so slowly....I've been using on and off for 15 years and most people would never know.
    It's only now that it's becoming harder and harder to disguise
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    Calvino01
    Senior Member
    Posts: 111
    Joined: Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:05 pm

    Re: Cocaine addiction

    Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:44 pm

    Thanks for sharing !
    It can be really difficult to cope with especially on your own. What have been your triggers do you think?

    Anyone have any thoughts or words of advice to share with Deep Blue?
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    Deep blue
    Junior Member
    Posts: 5
    Joined: Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:20 pm

    Re: Cocaine addiction

    Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:57 pm

    @Calvino01
    Alcohol is my initial trigger....the moment I have a drink everything changes...
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    Vik
    Senior Member
    Posts: 206
    Joined: Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:54 pm

    Re: Cocaine addiction

    Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:41 pm

    How's thing going Deep Blue & Coz? hope the new year is bringing you new motivation!
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    Brizz
    Junior Member
    Posts: 1
    Joined: Fri Sep 18, 2020 3:18 pm

    Re: Cocaine addiction

    Sat Sep 19, 2020 8:47 pm

    Deep blue wrote:
    Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:57 pm
    @Calvino01
    Alcohol is my initial trigger....the moment I have a drink everything changes...
    Alcohol seems to be the catalyst for me and many other people I know! I do like a drink though, its almost as though you have to be completely sober and clean or you just have that fuck it moment! 3 or 4 beers and the consequences dont even apply...
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    Bamboo [facilitator]
    Community Manager
    Posts: 61
    Joined: Mon Jun 15, 2020 7:46 pm

    Re: Cocaine addiction

    Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:40 am

    Hi @Brizz welcome to the forum! Thanks for sharing with us. Yes alcohol can be a catalyst for many people. How are you going? You may find these self-help strategies useful. See here.
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    tacocat
    Junior Member
    Posts: 18
    Joined: Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:54 pm

    Re: Cocaine addiction

    Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:09 pm

    Hey @Brizz
    I'd also like to say hello and extend you a welcome. Glad to have you here 8-)
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