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Death of a People Pleaser...

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Death of a People Pleaser...

I miss a lot of things every day of my life. It's so very exhausting! Like missing socializing. But the ways that I socialized were killing me in the process. I thought that if I accommodated what others felt was "cool" to fit in, I was cool too. But boy was I was wrong. If I didn't get high, if I didn't bring drugs or do them, then I was the biggest outcast in what was supposed to be "my realm." And that isn't reality. Those situations were just defeating any part of myself that allowed people who truly cared about...

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What Living With an Addict is Like...

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What Living With an Addict is Like...

When you live life with an addict it is like living inside a volcano. You hurt all over from the inside out. You never know when the volcano of your life will erupt. Will your son harm another? Will he go to jail? Will he steal to get what he needs? Will he overdose and die? These are the questions you ask yourself over and over. There are times when the volcano of your life is quiet. Most days the hot lava of life with an addict pours out! The pain is intense. Life becomes unbearable. In the end one of...

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The Drug Dealer in your Cabinet!

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The Drug Dealer in your Cabinet!

The DEA, in 2011, (Drug Enforcement Administration) stated that 2.4 million Americans used prescription drugs non-medically for the first time in the past year. One-third of those statistics are ages 12-17, averaging 6,600 people per day. Of that 5.1 million were pain relievers and 2.2 million were tranquilizers. Going further from a study in 2010, 1 in every 20 people in the United States age 12 and older—equals 12 million people—reported using prescription painkillers non-medically. Topping this, over a half of a million emergency department visits in 2010 were due to people misusing or abusing prescription painkillers. Yet, they are...

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Everything You Must Know About K2/Spice

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Everything You Must Know About K2/Spice

What is K2/Spice?   “Spice” is an assortment of herbal components that are combined together to give the user a similar experience to marijuana (cannabis). Spice is marketed as a safe and a legal alternative to marijuana. The chemicals that it’s composed of are labeled specifically: “Not for human consumption.” The ingredients include things such ...

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