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Living with an Addict

When people experience emotional pain, trauma, or abuse they look for ways to cope with the strong and often overwhelming thoughts and feelings associated with what happened to them.  383 more words

Relationships

Rat Park - The Oversimplification of Addiction

There’s been two videos making the rounds about addiction that have me concerned. I feel it important to remind people the importance of healthy skepticism in a world of quick fixes and false hopes. 1,026 more words

Recovery

One in 14 Million

Well, well, well….. Now is probably the time to go and buy a lottery ticket because it seems the stars are aligned and I’m clearly defying all odds so even though I think you’re more likely to be struck by lightning I reckon I have a fair chance of winning. 1,550 more words

My Addict is Better than Yours

I met my boyfriend almost three years ago. He partied just like everyone else but who isn’t a weekend warrior these days? I had just gotten out of a relationship with someone who had a coke problem and was ready to move on. 333 more words

Decay

I have see him

rot and decay

through too many

second chances,

to heal him,

yet I still feel accountable

when the belt cuts off… 66 more words

Poetry

Opioid Withdrawal?

Opioid crisis
causes great physical pain 
and controls the mind
politicians protest while
innocent victims suffer

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“Tramadol belongs to the group of medicines called opioid analgesics. 108 more words

My Poems

The Little Devil

Today is a tricky day because it would previously have been the sort of day when I could drink with abandon without it bothering anyone. Hubby is away. 810 more words