Something will always go wrong. Particularly since this titration off the bezos takes such a long time, I'm expecting more than one screw up to happen.
I've come to the realization that I need to lower, hell even abolish, all expectations. They've created this big black cloud around my perception that the goals I've set for myself aren't happening.
Remember the last time you came off and ignored the signs? What happened? You crashed even harder and landed right back on these little peach poisons.
As previously mentioned, participants of this group aren't hiding under the sheets as I was doing. For the most part, if I was in a dangerous situation, they would be the best bodyguards on the planet. No bending of these spines, I wish I had a bit of their gumption. Therefore I completely understood why no mingling outside group was strongly enforced.
As a part of your individual therapy, it's usually encouraged (both by paid and public) to attend groups as a part of your treatment plan. Here's some of the basics to get you started.
A lot of people have their own opinions on the matter, and sometimes you learn the hard way that you really don't have their support. Knowing where you stand can help you hold convictions on those harder days.
I agree that healthy support is a determining factor with recovery, and the main message of being more supportive with those dealing with addiction is helpful. Programs that encourage healthy behavioral change instead of penalization needs to be screamed from the rooftops. Ready for the but?