Drug addiction not only effects the person who's using but family, friends, boss, coworkers, even pets. More-or-less EVERYONE involved in the users life is affected too. The only way for a drug addict to get clean & STAY clean (that's the tricky part) is within their own mindset to do so. You either get clean OR you die --- Plain & simple
Quote on addiction: I used to think a drug addict was someone who lived on the far edges of society. Wild-eyed, shaven-headed and living in a filthy squat. That was until I became one… www.HealthyPlace.com
“One person may use, but the whole family suffers.” No truer words have been said. An addiction can be many things from Alcohol to Sex; Gambling; Internet; Shopping; Drugs (prescribed & not), etc, etc… When we recognize or acknowledge our addiction, we can start to own it & deal with it. Finally, start to heal.<via superpiscesdreamsuniverse>
No I don't think they (step mom) ever will. The only thing we can do now Kylie is come back together and love each other more than ever. It's the one thing that will piss her off the most. People who don't like us are tickled pink that we aren't in a good place with each other. You have all of the power to change this, honey,
☼ To Be The Mom Of An Addict. Pinned by the You Are Linked to Resources for Families of People with Substance Use Disorder cell phone / tablet app on January 20, 2014; Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.thousandcodes.urlinkedlite; iPhone - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/you-are-linked-to-resources/id743245884?mt=8
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