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You're All Addicted and I Don't Care What You Say!

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You're All Addicted and I Don't Care What You Say!

You're all addicted and I really don't give a crap what you say. It's not only in our DNA to be addicted to something, but we are all focused on how good it feels even if it isn't drugs. Not understanding? Let me explain... You don't have to be a "drug" addict to be an addict. Shit. I'm 6.5 years off of drugs and alcohol but I'm still a fucking addict. I work like a fucking fiend and there is no stopping me. I get that, although I like the hustle. It is a part of what keeps me sober....

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Changing the Stigma Around Incarceration for Drugs

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Changing the Stigma Around Incarceration for Drugs

Hello Friend, It is my full intension that my message of experience, strength, and hope reach an addict. So if you know of someone who is using or in recovery please share this message. If you are curious about addiction, please read. Experience. Today I can be totally honest and reflect back to the time I first got high. I was very young but I know now that it was my first high by choice. My Dad had a Honda 350 in the garage and I huffed gas. I was in third grade and from that point on I considered myself an...

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Will I ruin my Addiction to get Clean?

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Will I ruin my Addiction to get Clean?

My addiction has been self-harm, but my battle with addiction and recovery can relate to all forms of addiction and recovery. People wanted me to be clean a lot longer than I wanted to be clean. So, what am I going to do about it? ~ Let’s be honest, there was a time in our ...

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Why is Change so damn Painful?

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Why is Change so damn Painful?

So, it turns out recovery is hard work sometimes.  It seems like I must have already known this.  Maybe that is what kept me in addiction for so long.  In the beginning of my journey, I felt like I was on the treadmill of life running on a 12% incline.  Change is hard and growth ...

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Willing to go to any lengths to get Sobriety

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Willing to go to any lengths to get Sobriety

You have heard the term “willing to go to any lengths to get sobriety”. What does that mean? What is the reasoning behind all this? If I stop drinking and drugging, that should be enough, right? Well in most cases that is not the case. Granted there are some situations where individuals can just stop, ...

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