Relapse to alcohol or drug use is a complicated problem. It is something that has numerous warning signs and many plans of attack, but without help and a serious commitment on your part, it will win and you will lose.
- avoiding fun,
- overanalyzing yourself,
- blaming other people,
- too much or too little sleep,
- making a major life change in the first year,
- are all signs that you are entering an area that may take you somewhere you don’t want to go.
RELAPSE DANGER WORDS
- I forgot
- I’ll try
- This is BS
- I don’t know
- More or less
- I can’t
- As I can
- Who cares
- I guess
- I don’t see how
- It’s too hard
- You’re picking on me
Relapse can be avoided. You will have to be honest, open and willing to deal directly with each symptom as it appears. Without help, it is too much for us.
Recovery is a process that gives us the choice of life or death. Addiction leaves us no choice but death…
Solution go to an AA/NA meeting, talk to your sponsor, another member, get counseling or call someone in recovery.
- Relapse to drinking
- Relapse is Never an Accident
- 12 Stupid Things That Mess Up Recovery
- Alcoholics Anonymous – the Big Book – an Audible MP3 book