If I saw an insane person on the street, I would not try to talk sense to that person. Why do I think I can try to talk sense to an addict? Why do I think I can cure addiction by talking? I learned in Nar-Anon, I could not. I used to think that if I were the perfect parent, spouse, friend, child, or sibling to the addict, the addict would get clean…

 

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