Why was “live and let live” such a hard concept to wrap my mind around? I feel an urgency to fix everything that goes wrong in my addicted love ones life.
Addiction is a disease that affects the user and their family members, friends and coworkers. I tried to control, cover-up, and take on the responsibilities for the addict.
It is easy to let anxiety consume every waking moment when we live with an active addict. I felt a false sense of control and became anxious when I thought the addict in my life was going to use.
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