The hard truth is, no amount of love or care from family and friends will persuade an addict to stop using.
I wonder if your guilt eats you alive.
Calling addiction a disease does not eliminate responsibility for the actions of those who are struggling, it allows them to admit their shortcomings and seek treatment without fear of being stigmatized and bullied. People with diseases find appropriate treatment.
Love each other. Spread positivity. Support one another.
Overcoming drug addiction is certainly not a cakewalk, and it’s far from a straight line.
Where is your compassion? Your understanding? Your support? Your humanity?