Everyone needs to realize that addiction is a mental health issue and needs to be treated as the same.
It is hard to learn stuff, but I believe the biggest thing in life is relearning.
For those suffering with a family member who has an addiction, think long and hard if you want to cut them out of your life. Don’t do it out of anger. You’ll eventually regret it.
“I really wasn’t happy with myself,” he said. “I believe it was because I wasn’t my authentic self doing what I really wanted to do in my life.”
Change is just around the corner.
Managing a loved one’s drug or alcohol addiction is never easy, but those whose spouse has a substance use disorder face an especially tough and lonely road.
If you haven’t realized it yet, one day you will wake up and see that you are living, breathing proof that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.
The past three years of my life were mostly made up of blurry images, of not remembering exactly what happened, of waking up every day trying to recall the events of the night before.
For I was not told the dangers of love, of getting addicted to someone else.
You damaged me in more ways than I think you’ll ever understand, or will ever be able to admit to yourself.