Although it’s your loved one facing rehab and recovery, the people around them will need healing as well. Honor your own journey by finding a support community.
You damaged me in more ways than I think you’ll ever understand, or will ever be able to admit to yourself.
You may not be at full-blown alcoholism yet, but if it looks like that is the direction you are heading in you can do something to change it now.
An addiction memoir for girls who suspected those that talk about how their lives have changed because of yoga or green juice or jesus to be completely full of shit.
Interns make great prescription drug mules.
In the memoirs of recovering addicts, there is a lot of talk about ‘rock bottom’. This magical, mystical place where (while drowning in life’s deepest piss barrel) you’re given a beautiful, simple moment of clarity.
You’re putting forward a great example as a leader and hero by seeking the treatment you need to heal. So no need to be ashamed
I couldn’t stand to not feel numb. The only time I felt like I could breathe was when the fizz of a cool drink was swimming down my throat.
An unhealthy obsession is being formed day-by-day, one that wasn’t there when he was present. Certainly you will go back to normal when he comes home. For now you are obsessed with finding new ways to survive without them.