When you live with an addict, you don’t know which way is up/down or sideways.
Meaning……you do or react one way and you never really know what the outcome will be. You walk on eggshells because you’re afraid to come out with what you truly are feeling or thinking.
That’s the way it has been in our home for some time.
We had been communicating and talking about many things. I was feeling like we were starting to become a team again. AND with God as the leader of it!
We’ve had some pretty major ordeals in the past months. Fortunately drinking has not been the culprit!! Amen to that!
However, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have an addiction tied to various aspects.
You see…..JD has been taking Vicodin for quite some time now. His back has been giving him some issues and Vicodin seems to be taking the edge off of the pain.
Catch 22 – back hurts – Vicodin relieves the pain. In addition, Valium has also entered the picture.
Question……How do you take something away that relieves pain? But also has extreme addiction to it?
Would I take away a pain reliever if it were cancer? No….of course not.
Flip side…..he truly wants to be off of the Vicodin, but knows it’s going to be brutal!!!!!