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When did you recognise you had a problem?

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When did you recognise you had a problem?

Mon Apr 08, 2019 3:07 pm

Hi all, hope everyone's doing well this week!

I thought it could be valuable to think about and share when and how you first started to think you may have a substance problem?
Perhaps when a relationship was being affected, or someone said something?
And how did you feel when you recognised this?
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Re: When did you recognise you had a problem?

Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:34 pm

It started in January, realised I had an addiction last week. Thought I just kept using every now and then, but really I was just having a max ten days before the next binge. I realised I have never experienced a proper come down so I got extremely scared. I'm hopeful.
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Re: When did you recognise you had a problem?

Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:12 pm

It can be challenging when first starting on this journey...

That being said, it's great to hear you're still hopeful! I think that's an important ingredient
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