Mel Cook
3 min readFeb 24, 2021

My understanding.

First off I would like to clarify. I do not claim to have the answers to addiction. I am not a trained medical provider. However, this is my story, about my life.

For most of my life, I can remember myself being an addict. At any given point from being aware of addiction, I was overthinking every question quickly to settle and then quick to run. I found low worth of most things and even lower self-worth of myself. I was lost. I was addicted to the thoughts. I was addicted to my surroundings I was addicted to love as much as I was addicted to hate. I truly became an…