I could have reblogged this on my addiction site, but it would only have been read by those who already know the truth of JoAnn’s words, so I’ve chosen to post it onto this site.
JoAnn is a brave recovering addict, who puts a lot of energy and love into supporting those affected by addiction, and educating people on the subject. Without knowledge and empathy, we cannot fight this monster which is eating up our children.
Dear Addict Haters:
Hello, you don’t know me but I am an addict. I am one of the “junkies” you love to bash whenever someone mentions addiction on Social Media or hear it in conversation. I know it’s hard to forgive the things we sometimes do because of our addiction but I have a question for you.
WHAT IS THE WORST THING YOU HAVE EVER DONE?
Obviously, I won’t get an answer to this question but think about it. The thing that you hate that you did. You know, that one thing that not too many people even know about. Well, what if everyone knew about it. What if for the rest of your life you were labeled by that one act that you would erase in a second if you had the chance?
That is what being an addict is like, kind of. Now I don’t feel like…
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