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You can't make anyone stop drinking or using (sad reality)

Discussion in 'Helping an Addicted Loved One' started by aimeep80, Apr 26, 2015.

  1. sonia11

    sonia11 Senior Contributor

    Thank you for making this thread, because this really can't be said enough. As much as we may want to swoop in like a white knight and rescue somebody from addiction, as much as we know what they should do and we can give them advice, as much as we can even give tough love and break contact if needed, nothing can make a person change except themselves. We can't "fix" anyone. Sometimes we have to accept that the person we knew is gone and move on from that.