anatomy of an addiction

it starts with a bad habit.

you keep telling yourself, shrugging it away with brazen confidence, that  this too will pass.

over time the bad habit manifests into an addiction.

you try to quit.

successful for a day.

the addiction works its way into getting it’s fix at the slightest provocation.

rebound.

continue addiction.

realize it’s an addiction with a life of it own.

addiction twists your life to guarantee  it’s continuance.

all the while you are blissfully unaware of this organism that’s planted itself  waiting to spring a surprise.

failed attempts.

continue.

continue.

continue.

hollow promises and false hope.

rock bottom.