Months of living in stress, fear, and dread. It was 3 months of riding a roller coaster of emotions. Think about what that phrase means: roller coaster of emotions. It means a sinking feeling in your stomach as you approach a low. It means relief when that’s over, along with mounting tension as you approach the next peak. It’s that moment of suspense, excitement, and fear as you peer over the edge, waiting. And then, that horrible sinking feeling all over again.
I can accept responsibility for my own choices and actions and accept what I’ve chosen to tolerate in my own life, but I’ll say this to anyone who thinks they have a choice to make about who they invest their love in:
Don’t fall in love with an addict unless you’re ready to experience the most heart-aching pain you can imagine, and then heal from it, and then subject yourself to it all over again.
Don’t fall in love with an addict.
+ Excerpts from: Stella J. McKenna | Reflection