Can Someone With Addictions Ever Fully Recover or Will They Always Struggle in Some Form?

Question by HandS: Can someone with addictions ever fully recover or will they always struggle in some form?
Is will power the only method for continued recovery?

Best answer:

Answer by The Revolutionary
You can recover, but you’re always in danger of relapsing. Always. Which is exactly why you remove yourself from all situations that could get you into trouble and “just take it one day at a time.”

Answer by Dallas S
Yes and for me I still have days that I would like to use. It has gotten so the days are fewer but I still find myself wanting to use.

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