I couldn’t NOT reblog this. I hope that Liz’s words reach someone that needs to see them. ❤
At first glance, I thought Hey, I’m not like these folks! They have issues. I’m in much better control than they are!
Ha! But something compelled me to go back just in case I was a little wrong. Uh-huh. By the second meeting, I heard some stories and thought to myself Dang! These folks have nearly the exact same story we do—different name, different day, same story. By the third meeting, I realized I was exactly like these people. Maybe they can teach me a thing or two. Everything about recovery starts with this:
You are not in control. (Whether you are the addict or the one who loves them, REPEAT: You are not in control.) Only God is in control.
But being the loved one of an addict…
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