I don’t know how drugs heighten the joy of happiness. But I do know that my life would be very monochromatic without its peaks and valleys.


The preconceived erroneous notion that drug addicts are simply weak-willed and/or have committed a moral crime is, fortunately, gradually diminishing. If you would like additional support, I may be reached at or by letter to 559 W. Denial is the biggest factor that allows addiction to thrive. Addiction creates a smoke screen that can make a person oblivious to the source of their problems.

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But the real truth was that my addiction to you was always in charge. I will also apologize to those whom I have hurt because of how you influenced me. The relationship between you and I may be at an end, but it is not too late for me to rebuild my relationships with my family members and friends. There is one place where no one will say no. There is one life that will accept you. The life of substance use that you have known for the last several years. The challenging thing for people that don’t have this craving to understand is how someone could have that craving in the first place.

If you decide against getting help togoodbye letter to addiction, I will not be coming home with you. I will no longer give you money or cover for you when you miss work. If you choose help, I will do the best I can to help you in any way possible. I love you regardless of what you choose, and I always will.

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I also thought that you could ease many of the struggles of my present. This includes issues I have in my personal and professional life. I believed that the more I poured into you, the less I would have to worry about my other problems. For a while, everything seemed fine. We had a great relationship and you did exactly that. I have found a special treatment program that can help you get the drugs out of your body safely and help you to get better and stop using drugs. They have an opening right now, and we can drive there today.

  • What many don’t understand is that addiction isn’t a problem—it’s actually a solution.
  • Recovery is a lifelong journey and commitment that is made each and every day.
  • People addicted to heroin often try to quit but cannot do so independently.
  • The life of substance use that you have known for the last several years.
  • I still am an addict, but I now learn how to cope and control it to the best of my ability in ways that you can’t take from me now.