You cannot make an addict accept that the drugs, alcohol or food that they consume each day is the fuel for ruining their lives. I know this well because I am an alcoholic in recovery. For years, my family would tell me that I drink too much and that things could be so much better if I just put down the bottle and got sober. It wasn't until I hit rock bottom that I realized how true their words were. If you are struggling with an addiction of any kind, the advice included on this blog can help you break the chains and reclaim your life.