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  1. comingoutfromthedark
    June 15, 2016 @ 3:22 pm

    What a great post. I look forward to reading more. My blog is about my recovery as well!

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    • addict2016 addict2016
      October 10, 2016 @ 8:28 am

      Sorry, I thought I had answered this ages ago. Thank you. Love your writing. Andy

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  2. reallifeusblog
    November 14, 2016 @ 2:04 am

    I witnessed this so often with my husband. I also missed it often. Powerful description of this deceit in addiction.

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    • addict2016 addict2016
      November 14, 2016 @ 7:23 am

      Thank you for your comment. There much less support for the families of addicts than there is for the addicts themselves.

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  3. The Go-To Addict – CONVERSATION ABOUT ADDICTION – ADDICT 2016
    June 5, 2017 @ 5:23 pm

    […] Like most addicts, in the beginning I was so deep in a hole of shame and guilt, that I still hid my situation from all but those closest to me. I had only just begun telling the truth and was starting to free myself from a world of deception and delusion. The first step, or the first truth, is always acknowledging you have a problem. The liberation from the constant anxiety that surrounds all the lies became almost intoxicating – I have written before about the simplicity of an honest life. […]

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