Addiction: An Addict's Tale of Recovery
RecoverySoft / April 7, 2018

My name is Jay and I'm an addict. Drugs controlled my life for many years. They took me to places of darkness and lonliness. Addiction is a disease. It is terminal and incurable. We find ourselves in places where we see no escape. Our addiction takes away our soul, our morals, and our sense of being. Although we will remain addicts for the rest of our lives, once we admit we have a problem and accept that our lives are out of control, we can begin to treat our disease. For an addict, the thought of living the rest of their life without ever using drugs again is too overwhelming for them to fathom. We've been using for so long, hiding and running from ourselves and our fears. It usually is not to an addict has hit rock bottom before they will admit that they have a problem. The thing about being an addict is that your always the last one to find out. Your family and friends have known this for years, but denial is just another weapon your disease uses to keep you sick. What does it take for a person to admit they have a problem, and…