Crack Cocaine Addiction sucks ass

It takes one to know one.

All addictions are ultimately Victim Behavior- they're also a symptom of codependency.

Recovery (serenity) requires a quantum shift, detachment defined is nothing (because Ego is digitalized), and detachment 'experienced' is serenity.

Monday, August 25, 2008

Teach yourself to accept respect

Self Respect.

As an addict, you're going to have to get your 'insides' used to the idea of ACCEPTING self respect. This is a "Paradigm Change". What is a paradigm? it's the fish bowl to the fish - it's a "mind set"...

as an active addict, the mind set, the prism you view the world through, has built in to it a Pre-Supposition which you quite often are unaware of.

That presupposition includes (or more correctly does NOT include) self respect.

All this is a fancy way of saying - Part of you is looking at the rest of you with CONTEMPT (internally that is)

In otherwords, inside of you, you hate yourself... and it's so pervasive, so built in, that you don't even see it.

Stop beating yourself up.

As addicts we're already world champions at 'beating ourselves up', it's counterproductive for you to be 'Punitive' in your view of the world.

The world around you, the people you interact with, view you as having a "lack of will power"... what could you do with that concept?

It's counterproductive for you to view yourself through that prism, that presupposition... "What's productive is to view your self though the world view

These articles are for informational purposes only. Contact a licenced counselor if you're in crisis. If you live in Western Maryland, Call 211

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