Recovery is not just about recovering from addiction, its about recovering from any Mental Health Experience. Recovery is hard, a mountain to climb, but in the end it is worth it. Embrace the change - Embrace Recovery
Walking away, with your head held high is dignity. Walking away with head held high and a gleam in your eye is called self-esteem. Walking away with your head held high and a gleam in your eye and pride in your stride is called cockiness. Walking away .
For the most part I agree with the quote, but that is because in the intervening time, by numbing yourself to one thing you numb yourself to all things, and how that manifests itself in your life and your experience of the world adds to the original pain