A new life where it's easier to not to use. That is the key to stopping whatever addiction you have. Sometimes deleting people from your life is what it takes to help stop an addiction. Do whatever it takes
aka...living a lie. Only the true narcissist hates the truth. No normal, rational person can ignore the truth. Listen to the way people frame conversations and you'll figure it out. It may take awhile to put the pieces together, but never doubt your gut. There are some women will do this too, guys! Their act is usually the damsel in distress, battered woman act.Avoid! Period.
“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>
Above all, when I was sinking to the riverbed in my galoshes by guzzledrinking,and being used by drugs as a getaway car for insanity, the one thing I most certainly did not want to be, was alive and aware, in the present moment. Today, that is my highest goal, my daily Golden Goal.