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addictions Quotes

Six of the best book quotes about addictions
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“She had her addictions and one of them was reading.”
Jeannette Walls
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The Glass Castle
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Rose Mary Walls
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reading
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“I stare at the floor and I wonder. How did they tolerate me.”
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“This deep internalized shame gives rise to distorted thinking. The distorted thinking can be reduced to the belief that I’ll be okay if I drink, eat, have sex, get more money, work harder, etc.”
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“Families are as sick as their secrets. The secrets are what they are ashamed of. Family secrets can go back for generations. They can be about suicides, homicides, incest, abortions, addictions, public loss of face, financial disaster, etc. All the secrets get acted out. This is the power of toxic shame.”
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“It is simply amazing how love can win out over obsessions, addictions, and adversities.”
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“Meanwhile, the rest of the group finds success in their respective fields, with Willem becoming a star of theater and then film. JB finds success as an artist but also becomes addicted to crystal meth.”

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