Opioid Crisis: “If you had my problems..”

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Moultrie News on 10/7/2020 by David Emch

We have spent a lot of time in this series discussing the myths and misconceptions commonly held about alcoholism and addiction.

But we have not spent time talking about the myths – or lies – that the alcoholic and addict tell themselves. Curious, I asked numerous recovered alcoholics and addicts for insight, and their responses resulted in this article.

People on the other side of addiction are a pretty happy bunch. And why shouldn’t they be? They have escaped the jaws of a ruthless predator.