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  • When did you recognise you had a problem?

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    Vik
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    Joined: Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:54 pm

    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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    Befantastic
    Posts: 1
    Joined: Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:28 pm

    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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    Green
    Posts: 4
    Joined: Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:49 am

    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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    EMK
    Posts: 2
    Joined: Sun May 05, 2019 1:43 am

    Re: When did you recognise you had a problem?

    Sun May 05, 2019 4:05 am

    Not until I met someone who matched, if not outdid me in drug use.
    I saw how oblivious and in denial they were.
    Later on I realised it was like looking in a mirror.
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    Jack23
    Posts: 57
    Joined: Thu Jan 24, 2019 4:12 pm

    Re: When did you recognise you had a problem?

    Sun May 05, 2019 11:55 am

    hi @EMK

    As insight grows so does self control.

    jack23
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