from addict 2 advocate

Why Isn’t My Life Better, I’m Not Using!

  By: Marilyn L. Davis   “What really bugs Henry about Barry, he supposes, is Barry’s complacency. His inner assurance that there is no need to change his self-destructive behavior, let alone search for its roots. ~Stephen King, Dreamcatcher       What’s at the Root of Your Self-destructive Behavior?  Most people are aware that […]

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Addiction: Not In My Neighborhood – Don’t Kid Yourself

When we sanitize the shocking, we can end up not letting people know the extreme measures our children and grandchildren are taking to get high.

Some advocates and speakers with valuable information end up feeling frustrated and stymied when they can’t be as forthcoming as they would like to help people understand the epidemic of addiction. 

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from addict 2 advocate

Secrets and Shame

They only will have a chance to make it if they do the footwork.  If I keep secrets that leads to shame and shame feeds the addiction.  I found out that I don’t always need an umbrella and a lifejacket, and I can try new things and new ways.  Not everyone in this World was put here to make my life miserable; there are good, kind people here.  I’m not so bad as long as I’m sober!

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