Most “addictions” aren’t dangerous on the surface, but they have far more sinister implications when we look deeper.
Being in recovery in your mid-twenties can be a tremendous hardship.
At times, I felt as if her addiction was my own.
Learning to live with myself, void of substances, is exhausting.
It’s a sad, sad truth.
Everyone needs to realize that addiction is a mental health issue and needs to be treated as the same.
He is the type of guy I refer to as a “damage case,” a guy who has a lot of potential hidden under a pile of issues. The “bad boy” who needs to be saved.
I don’t drink coffee, cigarettes are anathema, and I hate everyone else’s addictions with as much conviction as I love their counterparts.
The thing about loving an addict is that you think your love should be able to fix it and find yourself in disbelief when it can’t.