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I spoke up. - March 18th 2015, 02:28 AM

Yesterday was a really rough day for me for reasons I won't get into here. I ended up talking to my mom and I finally told her about the drug addiction that I had. I also told her about the abuse my ex put me through for a year and a half. I kept all of these dark parts of my life super hidden to the person I trust most. At first, it was really scary waiting for her to reply. But my mom is the best and she was so nice about it, and reminded me she can relate and that she's been in bad relationships as well and that one day I'll find a nice guy like she did with my stepdad. I feel so much better now that she knows and while I spared her details so I wouldn't hurt her too much, I'm so happy I don't have any more secrets. I've finally come to accept those things in my life were toxic and I've stopped convincing myself that it was okay. My ex admitted he fell out of love a long time ago, and I've finally decided to kick drugs for good and take this big change and do positive things. I'm spending more time with friends than ever, and I've been reconnecting with old ones I stopped speaking to when I started dating my ex. I feel free and happy, however I do still have a long way to go in getting over my ex. But as hard as it is, I know the breakup had to happen and that I deserve way better. I know that good things will come, and I feel excited and ready for whatever they may be.


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Re: I spoke up. - March 18th 2015, 04:01 AM

You are doing amazing. That was a huge step to talk to your mom about all of this and I think that this shows a huge amount of progress. You should be proud, and I know you can do this!


   
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Re: I spoke up. - March 18th 2015, 03:47 PM

It must've taken a lot of courage and trust to tell your mum! I'm so glad you did though and I hope that things get better for you- you deserve it!


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Re: I spoke up. - March 18th 2015, 04:17 PM

It must have been difficult to speak up, but I am glad you spoke to your mum about what happened with your ex and your struggles with drugs. Now it can only improve, you have a support system in your mum and don't be afraid to talk to her if you ever feel like relapsing.
   
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Re: I spoke up. - March 18th 2015, 06:59 PM

It can be really scary to confide in your mother about something like this, especially when you are worried that you might end up hurting her. You should be proud of yourself for doing this. I love how this post ends on a positive note and you are looking forward to an amazing future despite all the bad things that happened in the past.

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