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A great read, Kate, as always! All your statements are trure. The fact is - if the addict isn't 1000% (one thousand) on board with getting clean, then they are 0% committed! You can't make an addict quit with love, or guilt, or shame, or leagle consequnces, or health issues, or homelessness or anything other than their unwavering desire tp live. And that goes for having an addict in the house - if not fully on board, you are asking for trouble. It sounds mean, but it's for the good of everyone involved!

I'm a bit behind on my reading, sorry about that, but I look forward to your next submission, Kate!💜

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Thank you so much for consistently being so supportive and encouraging! I always love reading your feedback and comments on my written work! I’m a bit behind on my writing too! Hope to get something new out soon :) Hope you are very well xx

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I'm doing well, thanks, Kate! I'm a little behind on my reading - I'm getting a bunch of SubStack and am reading 3 books - so, I have some catching up to do as well!💜

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Sep 19, 2023Liked by Kate Davidson

Please keep writing, forever keep writing. I've been supporting a new friend, that has come away from all the addiction you can imagine and at 2.30 today, sat in her lounge, I was thinking what can I do to help (in my head). She been hit by another horrendous life circumstance that I don't think I could handle, and yet how do I help and support her (she has all services helping) not to pick up that drink. I know I cant stop her but I still want to not be that support worker you spoke off. Your words were perfect, give her hope.............. speak hope. she is the most incredible brave lady! Thank you Kate for giving me the right thoughts. #202 (6m)

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Congratulations on your continued freedom from alcohol and you are the kindest soul, always supporting and looking out for others xx

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Thank you, Julia, for your readership and constant support and encouragement. It gives me great pleasure to hear that you get so much out of my writing. I am excited about my next piece, which will also be on the subject of hope. I ‘hope’ (haha) to get it out in the next few days!

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