By drucle - 18/03/2016 12:49 - Denmark - Copenhagen
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I'm well aware addiction isn't funny. I've had to deal with its consequences more than most. But that shouldn't stop me from making light of it. This website is dedicated to humor, to taking these bad situations in life and being able to laugh at them. Sometimes humor is the only way we can deal with how horrible life can be. I'm sorry if I misjudged this but I don't think it warrants a personal insult. Maybe I'm wrong.
Even if it is some on jokey website if someone is on the cusp of seeking help for an addiction a little cheap "joke" might push them back into denial/ hiding out of shame. Addiction is still badly stigmatised. Even being 6+ years clean if i tell someone of my past they treat me like a filthy addict/a big joke. #33: Although I'm sure you meant no harm its still an assholey thing to do, in my opinion. we're both welcome to our opinions. (:
#50. That's one of the reasons I now have very few friends I trust. :P There are lots of good people who won't judge but just as many who will use it against you. Idk. I'd rather err on the side of being "too sensitive" than needlessly kick someone when they're down. ¯_(ツ)_/¯ ps. #48; I'm very happy despite my problems - just offered my perspective. Take it or leave it, bro.
the first step to recovery is understanding that there is a problem there
At least you're admitting it