Classic Example of Denial
Lita Perna Says...
No it is not weird to like drugs a lot. That’s why people use them. It is also not weird to do drugs ‘way more than you should.’ It is a sign of dependence. (Doing drugs way more than you ‘should’ could also kill you, but that’s another subject.) My question to you: What is way more than you should? How much ‘should’ you be using?
Getting addicted is easy. You don’t need a reason. Your body will give you a reason when it needs the drugs to function.
I am glad you said you still have excellent relations with your family members. By adding the word ‘still’ it shows your awareness that with your continued drug use your excellent relations will be compromised, strained and possibly destroyed.
I’m curious why you’d write to Choose Help if you feel comfortable with your using. You also say you’ve talked with a professional. Could you really be a bit uneasy about your use?
I hope so.
You may not have horror stories from early life but if you keep on using, you’ll have plenty to tell in your future.
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