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An Open Letter to the Addict Still Suffering

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Accept treatment at Sunrise Recovery Ranch. You will be treated with dignity and respect and you will have the freedom to make choices. The team at Sunrise Recovery Ranch is helping me to set healthy boundaries and detach with love. This will be hard for now but it is the best way for us to eventually reunite with a healthy new relationship. This is our my last gift to you, I hope you accept it and make every second count. I am completely clean and sober now, and that means much more to me than simply just not using you anymore.

They know what they are doing. Don’t let your fears destroy you. It is hard but it is worth it. Say daily affirmations – at first you won’t believe it but gradually they will become a part of you. Don’t let the number on the scale be the basis for your self-worth.

An Open Letter to Families: Never Giving Up and Finding Hope

Reach out to them sooner rather than later. Realize they can just see the truth while you are blinded by your addiction. Try to see that they are human beings.

You kind of know that already though don’t you? That relationship is going to end. And you don’t want it to and it will feel like someone smashed your heart into a million pieces but you will make it through. And eventually you will be able to see that it was meant to end. And you will never again wish for anything different.

Take control of your life

I want the high that it gives, and I’ve found that what you sent isn’t really working. But I don’t want to ask for more. I feel disgusted at myself for asking. You are going to mess up a few times. You will have to go treatment more than once. This is going to take you a minute to figure out.

  • I am glad I have a safe place to unleash my feelings where there is no judgement.
  • They’re out the door before they even try to get me down.
  • Mom was keeping hope alive, even when you tried your damndest to stomp it out.
  • I’ll handle everything, because I really care.
  • That relationship is going to end.
  • All you ever did was take and take, but you never gave.
  • Some people practice by going for a run, others affirm their love in the mirror and some express it with special treats.

The few goodbye letter to alcohol that I have turned away from me, unsure if I’m the person they know or not. And my boss is telling me to find opportunities elsewhere because I’ve been coming in too late due to hangovers. I really wish I didn’t have to say this to you but it is the God’s honest truth. You are going to puke, you are going to cry, you are going to wish you could just end your own life. You are going to curl up in a little ball of bone and skin, underweight, and shake.

A Letter to My Former Drug Addicted Self

I know I don’t always believe it, but I have to have hope. So, I feel like I’m taking a deep breath and saying to myself, “Okay, Heather. You have to learn to like yourself. Your life really depends on it.” I WISH I WAS TAKING WRITING – I have been in college for wwaaayyy too long. I am glad I have a safe place to unleash my feelings where there is no judgement.

letter to addiction

I would not have been the person I am today without this. But you know, the first step to all of this was admitting it to myself. I mean, yeah, I knew it was a struggle, I knew it was something that was affecting my life. It’s been a long time since I heard from you.

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