While the plea 'help me stop' could apply to any behavior, addiction is probably where it's used most often. People feel compelled to sacrifice money, career and family to behave in vastly destructive habits, and then reach out and beg for help. The very nature of the request tends to squeeze compassion out of our every cell. Once addicts know the true meaning of the plea, they'll stop asking and start stopping. This article is to help all addicts, and the 2-3 non-addicts, to understand what 'help me stop' really means.
Help Me Stop Means I Have No Control:
An old physical joke has someone showing only his head and neck around a corner, then reaching around with a hand to choke himself, while acting surprised and frightened. This is the image I get when...
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