“Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.” ~ Vernon Law
I was approximately 1,300 miles away from most of my family when I got mixed up with crystal meth. They had their lives at the opposite end of the country while I was secretly killing myself. It was extremely easy to keep them from ever knowing what I had fallen into.
It would have been different if we had lived close to each other, especially in the same town. I probably would have disappeared most weekends so I could have avoided being caught at my home. My family may have noticed red flags like: (more…)