How to overcome withdrawal symptoms: Honesty

How to overcome withdrawal symptoms: Honesty

When it comes to getting clean and going through the rehabilitation process, one of the most important things and challenges is being honest. Each time I used a drug, I was feeding myself a lie about how this drug was good for me. Thinking that your choice drug is good for you in any way, then suffice it to say you are an addict. And the choice is yours, you can either address it get into rehab, or recognize that you are an addict and move on to life. But realizing that you are an addict and simply moving on with their life, does not guarantee quality of life or length of life. There is nothing wrong with asking for help. It’s called being honest.

Honesty is a significant thing. No matter if I’m clean or not, my lies reached the same consciousness hub, which opens the doorway to old habitual addiction behaviors. It’s for that reason of it is highly important to me to keep my mind and heart clean and free from drugs. But furthermore to have the ability to express honestly about my feelings, behaviors and emotions.

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Any time I belittle challenging, tell a direct lie or even manipulate a story, my guilt becomes apparent. I can instantly have a negative feeling concerning myself, and that leads to a path to poor decisions

Try to be as honest as possible, regardless of the situation or relationship of the person. Never be afraid to Ask for help, if you need it, whenever you lie or manipulate, admit it then and there. If not straight to the individual,

It’s essential for you to encompass yourself with folks who are trying to enjoy life positively, who are truthful rather than addicts or criminals. People, such as family, who can provide love, understanding, compassion, and insight.

If being honest with other people, concerning personal abuse and addictions, it should relevant to the current situation. It is about knowing how to read the situation for what it is. I have to really know people before I’m able to reveal exactly who I am to them.  As soon as I feel comfortable and know the time is right, I’ll be as honest as possible about my addictions to others.

There were so many positive things about opening up and telling the right people what’s going on inside. It has helped me a lot to be honest about my addictions, it greatly benefited my rehabilitation. I even gave insight to my partner, family and friends. Being honest opened me up to receive encouragement and support from them.  This kept me from sitting alone at home and generally fearing what they could possibly be saying.

Many say the past is the past. But, many of things I have deliberately done, could positively effect other people. My story could reach someone and speak to them the way other may not be able to. However, you must always consult with a doctor, or drug counselor when dealing with the process of rehabilitation.

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By |January 12th, 2016|My Story|Comments Off on How to overcome withdrawal symptoms: Honesty