What is it like working with adolescents at a rehab center? If your body craves herion or if it craves hydrocodone you're addicted to something. In retrospect, I know I would have done things differently if I knew the things I know now. They will have you believe street drugs are way worse. Codependent relationships are not healthy for either partner.
I mean really cumulatively soul sucking exhausting.
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Oh and any thoughts of buying a house or having a credit rating or enough to buy a soda in the bank. I was completely infatuated with this talented individual from Seattle who made beautiful paintings and music. When Alex admitted this to me, I cried in fear, certain that our lives would change for the worst. Some evenings I found strength in myself and was able to tolerate the uncomfortable emotions he was experiencing without reacting. The addict will take the path of least resistance to obtain their fix.