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Addiction

The Disease of Addiction Has No Face.

Progressing Through the 5 Stages of Addiction: Stage II

http://drugabuse.com/progressing-through-the-5-stages-of-addiction-stage-ii/   A craving is an intense desire to use a particular drug and experts consider this the second stage of addiction. This overwhelming urge to use is so powerful, it hijacks normal thinking and behavior and leads to irrational acts – regardless of the consequences. This is where we find ourselves in Stage 2 […]

Road to Recovery

  When the alcoholic is separated from alcohol  a door to the emptiness within can be opened. Without it one loses a compass and a clock, a predetermined plan about where one is going and how life works. Remove it and there is a void, one quickly filled with anxiety. Known in AA as a […]

Rock Bottom