Our expert says:
It's a common condition, actually, and can respond very well to treatment --- especially in someone like yourself who has had the good sense to recognize that it is time to stop. You need, though, to have the right sort of expert help ; so arange to see a good local psychiatrist for a full assessment, and then a discussion of treatment options.
Your own efort will be cirucially important in recovering, but you shouldn't try to do it alone. and as you see, we have numerous readers who have overcome similar problems
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