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Episode 99: The Cycle of Addiction

Season 8
Season 8
Episode 99: The Cycle of Addiction
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Show Notes

Addiction is a cycle that has consumed my life at times. I am now in the process of realizing how many choices in my life it has impacted. It still feels like a slippery slope with drugs and alcohol, but I am finally realizing why I am making these choices and I am in the process of healing. 

Key Takeaways: 

[2:30] How drugs work in the body 

[6:15] I loved alcohol because it took away my anxiety 

[8:18] Thinking about getting back into the sober lifestyle 

[9:34] Skylar’s beautiful post on addiction 

[14:52] Stereotypes of drug addiction 

[17:10] My use of cocaine 

[19:10] Sexual abuse and alcohol as a quick comfort 

[22:30] How addiction has impacted my life 

[25:42] Getting off pills was one of the most difficult things 

[28:13] Feeling like I’m on a slippery slope with alcohol 

[29:00] Narcissistic people are constantly in my life 

[31:13] I chose people that don’t really want my help 

[34:00] Addiction is a cycle that’s hard to break 

[35:31] I wouldn’t have started these relationships if I had known

[37:28] Where I’m going next 

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