great question<br />
direction in my life<br />
determination from within<br />
understanding which is difficult for people who have not been through it<br />
people not saying -you can stop anytime,now you have,dont start again,pointless advice.<br />
there is a number of things but i think your own strength of mind and belief is number one<br />
mike

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a purpose

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I love this answer - wish I could 'like' it twice ;)

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cheers you understand

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i seem to have had everything i needed. it's been 20 years. i guess i could have lived without my mom trying to push alcohol on me. but everyone else in my family & friends were curious but supportive.<br />
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new friends, new places, came gradually and organically over a few years.

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Good for you Lucinnda :) What helped you most?

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A whole new circle of friends. New places to go. New things to do. I guess I didn't do it right, cause I've relapsed every time.

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Sorry to hear that Puck. It's a relapsing illness so don't feel bad. I was relapse queen before I finally sorted myself out. At least you know what you need hey?

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its one of the hardest things to overcome-no plaster cast to see-but other peoples prejudices are a major hurdle to overcome
mike

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I couldn't agree more Mike - I'm making it part of my mission to help to de-stigmatize addicts and people with mental health issues.

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