Thursday, May 26, 2016

Quotes from this weekend's FREEBIES

The eBook versions  are available for FREE May 26th - 30th at:

Addiction describing his hold on people addicted to opioids:
"Imagine if I owned all the gas stations.  Everyone would need more gas than they needed the time before to fill their tanks.  And if they ran completely dry, they would have seizures, paranoia, diarrhea, muscle aches, and on and on.  How much gas do you think I would sell?"  My Plan to Ruin Your Life: The first recovery workbook written by your addiction

Things your addiction tells you:

  • "Trust me.  This time will be different."
  • "Of all the things an addict can choose for a Higher Power, his own ego is probably the most dangerous.  I mean other addicts of course, not someone as intelligent as you . . . ."
  • "If you are not deliriously happy – at this very moment – then clearly there is no point in being clean and sober."

My Favorite Character Defects: The next recovery workbook written by your addiction

"Just as there are times when people will not forgive us, there are times when we won’t be able to forgive someone else.  This is not necessarily a bad thing.  Be wary of forgiving two groups of people, those who have no intention of changing their behavior, and those who would use and abuse you if given the chance.  If you do forgive such people, have as little contact as possible with them.  Forgiveness and being a victim are two entirely different things." Forgiveness in Recovery 

Addiction Logic

You sell your couch to buy drugs, then blame your addiction on a lack of furniture.  “You’d get high too if you had to sit on the floor and listen to that tiny radio.” Hauling it to the Curb: Cleaning Up Your Life in Early Recovery

The eBook versions of these publications are available for FREE May 26th - May 30th at:

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