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Old 04-14-2014, 11:23 PM
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Post Anybody ever had any addiction issues?

I became aware of mine about a year ago. Kind of throws a wrench into life's plans, doesn't it?

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Old 04-19-2014, 09:31 AM
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Yeah, I'm a recovering alcoholic and addict. Totally ruined me while I was in it but once I accepted recovery, or jumped into the pool of sobriety as my counselor at rehab would say, I found that appreciated my life more than I could ever imagine. Besides, one of the strongest people in the world is someone who has been through that hell and survived. I'm proud to say I'm included in that group.
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Having addiction my life can either be a heaven on earth, or hell on earth, or anywhere in between, depending on what I do about it, mostly depending on first if I pickup the first drink or drug and how I work on my recovery program. When i went to my first meeting I heard three things that made me come back to my second meeting. There is a way out, I don't have to treat myself like this anymore, and I am not alone. Unbelievable words that ended up being true for me, that I thought were impossible-especially for me. I just have to keep asking myself how free do I want to be?
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I'm so surprised that only 3 people answered this question....hmm, do i have an addiction. I've considered my bad habits "weakness". I'm aware of my triggers and steer clear!!

To Tyrones Wife- YES YES AND YES!!
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my only addiction now is music before that 5 years i was addicted to opiates!
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I'm so surprised that only 3 people answered this question....hmm, do i have an addiction. I've considered my bad habits "weakness". I'm aware of my triggers and steer clear!!

To Tyrones Wife- YES YES AND YES!!
Sorry if you're not getting enough support. I don't have an addiction. Know plenty of addicts and alcoholics, and speak pretty fluent 12 steps, but it's not my schtick. Doesn't mean I lack in maladaptive behaviors, but none of it qualifies as addiction. Like I tell people - I'm an attorney who doesn't drink and hates golf - so I actually have to work for a living.
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I was an addict myself, for about 8 years. Its a nasty nasty road I would wish upon no one.
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