I got some terrible news.

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  1. deverrant

    deverrant VIP Extreme Gold

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    So, a member of my household is an addict.
    He/she is currently in rehab (again) and this time wants to go from the rehab to a recovery house as opposed to moving back in here because that would be a change. However there are insurance issues to deal with, etc and chances are he/she WILL be back here for a while before going to the recovery house IF they can go at all.

    Here's where it gets really awful...

    The counselor said that when the housemate returns, the house should be free of the use of ANY AND ALL addictive substances (besides cigarettes). And this includes alcohol, even though alcohol is not his/her weakness. We need to be completely substance-free.

    Of course I'll do it because I love this person and will to anything to aide in their recovery, but MY GOD IN HEAVEN...

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  2. Stevie

    Stevie Now go...Ohm.

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    Id totally fuck that polar bear...
     
  3. Bro

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    I don't wanna go to rehab...no no no
     
  4. hockeygrl

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    It's tough because you aren't the one with the problem. But just keep reminding yourself you would do ANYTHING to keep that person from going back to their old habits.
     
  5. Billy Brown

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    That is rough Dev.
    I was not aware that you lived with a he/she.
     
  6. Lumpy

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    Damn quitter
     
  7. latin mami

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    the reason for that is when addicts quit one addiction, they often substitute it with another..
    but you're a sweetheart for making that sacrifice :)
     
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    No booze in the house, that is awful news.
     
  9. Super Mario

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    put ur beer in a pepsi can or you can drink liquor . I mean good for them but fuck them having them ruining ur good time . or drink it outside.
     
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    That's all AA does. Substitute their program in place of the booze addiction.
     
  11. Stevie

    Stevie Now go...Ohm.

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    You got that polar bears number by chance..?
     
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    I'm addicted to jerking off and video games.
     
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  14. Stevie

    Stevie Now go...Ohm.

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    I think I love you...
     
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    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Sounds like your sister. :bigcry:
     
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    Bro stumbled down all 12 steps.
     
  17. Super Mario

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    sometimes its for the best going to a meeting a few times a week sure beats killing a bunch of innocent people in a car. quit knocking AA
     
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    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    You go to AA mario?
     
  19. Super Mario

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    no but ive seen it work for people. it was working for my dad for a while but hes a quitter.
     
  20. deverrant

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    Oh, I wouldn't think twice. In all seriousness. I'm gonna continue doing whatever I can.

    But of course, THIS: