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I Lived With An Addict

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    Addiction and the Real Consequences.

      Addiction and the real consequences. I have spent the last year of my life watching and trying to help someone I love from self destructing everything in his life over an addiction, actually several addictions- alcohol being the worst demon. As with anyone who...
    phoenix777 phoenix777 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 23, 2008

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