I was a person whose life revolved around the addict. It was, I thought, my job to anticipate what he wanted and needed, and to give it to him – no matter the cost. I would have sacrificed anything for him. I would have even chosen him over my children. Certainly, I sacrificed myself for his every whim and problem. This was especially true when I stepped in to save him from the consequences of his drug use…

 

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