Addiction was an anchor, tied around your ankle.
We have been there before. Doing well and then BAM, everything goes to shit.
Our past needs recognition
It needs to be acknowledged
But it doesn’t need to keep defining us.
They won’t tell you what it’s like to see the first overdose. They won’t tell you how scary it is to watch someone nod off, itch and be in slow motion. They won’t tell you what it’s like when you get the first phone call stating they’re unconscious.
Inside, a dozen or so naked men were engaged in various sex acts. Some men knelt in front of others while some men were bent over with another man behind them.
Everyone needs to realize that addiction is a mental health issue and needs to be treated as the same.
“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.”
Every single moment until you were face to face with what would change not only your life but so many others will replay back in your head, and you will fight the inevitable guilt of being imperfect, and not being enough to stop things before they spun too far out of control.
When she finally finds rest in the early hours of the morning, she is awoken to a man who does not remember. He apologizes without knowing what he’s apologizing for.
I had suffered from an overdose, since the amount you put in my drink was enough to kill me.