|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|
Are you strong enough to use your mind(will power) alone to overcome any addiction.
How would you go about it?
I've never been an addict, but I have a son who is. I don't believe anyone can do it alone. They have to have structure and guidance, in order to get themselves clean. They need to have the mindset and the will power to get clean, but it's so much more than just mind over matter. An addict needs counseling, they need to learn the stressers and how to handle them.
You can't make an addict clean, they have to want to do it for themselves. Only they can make that choice. No matter how much I want my son clean.......I can't do it.......he has to make the choice. It's been a huge emotional roller coaster ride for three years. It takes over your life and turns it upside down.
I just keep waiting for this roller coaster ride to stop! I want to get off.......but I can't give up on HOPE! I hope he's safe....I hope he gets clean.....I hope he wants to start over......I hope he knows I love him....I hope he will turn it all around!
It really depends on how much you are willing to give up to cure your addiction. At one time I had several addictions some more serious than others but when I had realized that I wasnt becoming the person I wanted to be I literally had to quit seeing every single "friend" that shared my addictions. Once you are no longer surrounded by people who are going to be temptations it becomes alot easier to quit with your will power but It truely has to be your decision and something you truely want to do or it will never happen. Its been 4 years now and I must say Im much happier in life and where im at as a person that I will never go back to the "darkside." On a side note if you have multiple addictions say cigarettes pot and uppers alcohol its much easier to quit them all at once. Drinking alcoholis the quickest way to relapse as it lowers your inhabitions and makes you dumb.
by LKMore014 years ago
How do you feel about writing controversial material? Are you strong enough to take the heat?How do you handle controversial topics that are meaningful to you but may upset your family and friends?
by Anne Pettit6 years ago
How can Americans who are healthy and strong enough to work pay for their own health care when thecost is over 50% of their income, or more than their housing?
by Sheila Craan7 years ago
The world is broken with greed, poverty and suffering! Who do you think is strong enough to fix it?
by A James Di Rodi7 years ago
Is it difficult to be strong enough to handle the temptations that come with possessing $10... million?
by Irfan6 years ago
Can an illusion be strong enough?do you think an illusion can be strong enough to have a physical impact on you?
by Elizabeth Guinoo7 years ago
Many believe that their drive is strong enough to keep them motivated when the going gets rough....But why do they give up?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.