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... Mike, it took me a year to taper off opiates and Xanax. For many years before that, I became less and less of a working partner in my marriage. My husband, like you, loved me much and stood by me throughout it all. ... (8 replies)
... Even up till now, I am still having lots of trouble trying to get in and out of Threads. I even have problems getting into this Thread, which I started myself.!!! ... (19 replies)
... Definatley get yourself to an alanon parent meeting. Everyone in the room will have already, will be right now, or will soon be going through the exact pain you are dealing with right now. ... (9 replies)

... Well, morning has come again for me and the rest of the country. I don't go to bed worrying anymore about tomorrow coming. Smiles. ... (11 replies)
... Thanks for your kind support, YoungMomma. My father was an alchoholic and my son is a drug addict. I am neither. ... (22 replies)
... I have to say I agree with Mooserobes. You have to distance yourself away from narcotics in order to get over the addiction and addictive tendancies. Unfortunately it is going to be hard as you are married to an addict as well. How is your relationship with him? ... (13 replies)
... d. It is not fun for the addict and I am sure it is not fun for the spouse. My husband works like 70 hours a week and was not there for me, so that aspect was very difficult, plus the kids. ... (27 replies)
... night that ended just hours before arriving at work. It almost cost me my marriage many times as well. When I was younger, it was always fun and everyone loved being around me when I would drink so it worked for me. Alcohol was just a stimulant to make life more fun. ... (2 replies)
... Oh boy, it's been a heck of a couple of days here. I have about a million different feelings right now. ... (42 replies)
... Marijuanna is all natural and medically shown not to have the same classification and chemistry as EVERY other drug out there. It's completely in a class of it's own. I'm currious, do anyone of you KNOW just exactly what 'addiction' is? ... (26 replies)
... producing medical procedures I may have to go through since I am currently on methadone maintenace therapy to help me get off the hydros...something else we have in common, those dang hydros and the euphoria as well as the very real pain relief they provide. ... (11 replies)
... I can't imagine anything being as painful in a person's life as losing a child. ... (33 replies)
... that was the hardest thing for me to get thru my head about my wife... ... (18 replies)
I'm a failure
Jun 24, 2005
... You certainly don't strike me as that kind of a person. ... (19 replies)
... YOu have a long road ahead of you in helping him....HE has a long road. When he decides to do this, try to be patient with him. Dont take mean harsh words or actions personally... ... (4 replies)
... striaght from my heart. I hope that something I say here can help open your eyes and give you the courage to try again. ... (27 replies)
... i use oxycontin and have for years but don't consider myself an addict but i do know that i'm probably physically addicted. I've had 6 very bad lumbar surgeries and thats why i take it. ... (6 replies)
Please help
Sep 19, 2005
... you sound so much like me. I am the same way, I take up one problem to get rid of the other. ... (13 replies)
... fledged withdrawal and eventually detox. And then, of course, I have seen him go right back to drugs. ... (32 replies)
... I am eager to help you find a doctor who could help you detox on an outpatient basis. ... (26 replies)




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