for our souls to deal with this and to help us to heal. No one forces you to be religious in order to deal with this.
For me personally, I am a Christian and I rely on my faith to get me through each and everyday of every week; of every month. I am learning to meditate for fifteen minutes everyday. Just to clear my mind and soul. I am also learning aromatherapy and the different oils that help. I am very sensitive to when that around me is out of kilter and unbalanced.
Personally, I know the stigma that you are going through with dealing with a loved one addicted to heroin. I know that society can be cruel on us in many ways- especially their often biting, stinging and unkind words and the lack of understanding.
I've been there. We live there!
In the past we've been told our son is trash by officials for the crimes he committed due to his heroin addiction. We know the embarrassment of others knowing we are going through this- the loss of friends. We know that we often want to find a cave to hide in.
Our son was clean for three years. We've seen him clean! We know he can do it again!
It is only us who love the addict that can see through the addiction and what the addiction has done to our loved one and we see the real person inside of the addiction.
That is who I want back.
In dealing with the stigma of society I often refer to the lilies...