I see now that our flaws and damages should not be ignored or desensitized but harnessed and embraced — that all of our quirks and qualities have a part to play in the greater scheme of our lives and should never be silenced or drowned out.
“It’s deeper than any substances.”
It is hard, but it is courageous. I admire all those who stick by their loved ones side and fight for them, fight for them to overcome their demons, their dark sides, their addiction.
The lights in the room went down. The lights onstage went up. I could feel my heart in my throat. I was just… I knew something bad was going to happen. I just did.
I laughed about it. I made art about it. I wrote poems about it. I was never in denial, I just didn’t care.
If you loved him, you would’ve left.
It was a ticket meeting that night, and my ticket got pulled. I had the choice to pass, but I didn’t. I have no idea what I said, but I talked.
To this day I pay the price. I look in the mirror everyday, grabbing parts of my body I hate and am disgusted with myself to my core because I am not thinner then I was the day before.
It was an addiction that I couldn’t cut clean from. It was an obsession that I couldn’t quite quit.
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