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Sober living A Letter from Your Disease

I once thought that I could not make it without you. Now, I am able to acknowledge and accept that you were the cause of all my misery and worry. And that, in itself, is extremely therapeutic. That is why goodbye letter to alcohol writing this goodbye letter to addiction today. Some days, I thought you were what I wanted. Sometimes the drug abuse made me feel great, eased my inhibitions, and made me forget about my own self-contempt.

What does addiction mean in the dictionary?

noun. the state of being compulsively committed to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming, as narcotics, to such an extent that its cessation causes severe trauma.

You would think I would have accepted this by now—that you want us dead—after battling with you my entire life. You would think I would stop being surprised as I hear about overdose after overdose… countless lives that you’ve taken hostage and pursued until the gates of death. And the obsession is gone; I don’t miss you. And I don’t blame you either anymore. I’m responsible for my own behavior now.

Letter To Addiction: Saying Goodbye To Heroin (FAQ)

At times, family members may not be able to be present at an intervention, and letters may be a way for them to be heard during the meeting as well. The most probable audience is the one mentioned above – persons at home who were or knew of someone suffering from chronic pain. After all, “patients who are treated by doctors” could simply refer to those receiving prescriptions from doctors. It’s an easy mistake to make – a mistake that would hugely benefit Purdue Pharma.

In that sense, you quickly became my worst nightmare. Because of you, I ended up doing things that I never in a million years thought I would be capable of doing. You turned me into what I hated more than anything else.

An Open Letter to Anyone

Yet, I can not help but feel that I wish I had never met you. So, thanks for everything and nothing all at once, heroin. Talking about my past and my path to recovery has been healing; but this is my last goodbye letter to addiction. Daily, there are people out there telling you no – bosses, friends, parents, spouses and significant others – and that is just a part of life.


But I couldn’t stop thinking about you. After a while, you started to tell me that I didn’t need anyone else. I should abandon my friends, shut out my family. You advised me that I was too smart for school. When I objected that I needed school to find a good career, you told me that I didn’t need a career, that there were other ways of making money aside from hard work. Heroin withdrawal symptoms can be challenging to deal with and can last from a few days to weeks, depending on how much heroin was used and how long it has been since you stopped using it.

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