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I could destroy everything in my life I have worked so hard for. Both Tom and Kenny are now clean and making the most of their futures. Whereas privately educated Tom grew up in genteel East Sheen, South West London, the only son of Cambridge-educated writer Edward Hardy and artist mother Anne, Kenny was taken into foster care at the age of four as his mother struggled on anti-depressants.
When he was returned to her aged eight he would have to buy his own tea every night with the pound coin she left out for him.
He left home at 16 and lived in a hostel where his substance abuse began. Now Kenny lives in Hull and works for a homeless charity trying to help others as unfortunate as he was.
When he was 11, the police visited his school and warned his class about the dangers of sniffing glue. He was once arrested for joyriding in a Mercedes with a gun. Finally, after waking in a pool of blood and vomit on Old Compton Street in Soho in , he checked himself into rehab and has been clean ever since. But I did my 28 days, and after listening to people who had been through similar circumstances I realised I did have a problem.
Sometimes you have to lose something that is worth more to you than your drinking. Not being in control, not knowing, anticipation, waiting for something to go wrong.
In and out of hostels from 16, and unemployed, he felt isolated. He started drinking and taking drugs after falling in with the wrong crowd.
I even started dabbling in heroin. I went out on the rob. This leads to some baffling questions, "Why would someone continue to engage in something that is harmful?
There is considerable disagreement about how to answer these very sensible questions. There are two possibilities: 1 A person develops a complete loss of control over their behavior; or 2 A person develops a decreased ability to control cravings for pleasure. It may seem like splitting hairs. However, the distinction between a complete loss of control and decreased control over cravings has big implications with respect to fixing this control problem. Some people experience their addiction as a complete loss of control.
These people believe they are incapable of managing their own behavior. Therefore, regaining this control would clearly require a power greater than themselves, such as divine intervention, or medical intervention. If this is the case, it seems pointless to ask them to control their behavior since by this definition, they cannot.
From this perspective, only medicine or God can rescue them from their addiction. Other people experience their addiction as an extreme difficulty resisting powerful cravings for pleasure impaired control. These people will benefit from learning how to regain control over these cravings. Perhaps they may need professional assistance but the goal is to gain self-control.
They may also find it beneficial to explore healthier ways of receiving pleasure. It becomes evident that the difference between a complete loss of control and impaired control has significant implications for recovery from addiction. According to "reduced control" perspective, anyone will control their behavior if the consequences are immediate and severe enough.
For instance, consider an imaginary "gun-to-the-head test.
Then give the alcoholic a second drink to hold. The alcoholic will experience powerful cravings to drink the second drink and will do so. However, if you hold a gun to his head and tell him you will pull the trigger if he drinks that second drink, he can control himself. While his cravings create a powerful motivator to drink that second drink, the gun to his head creates a more powerful motivator to resist those cravings. Of course, this is the kind of "experiment" that no ethical person will conduct, so we don't really know the outcome.
However as some see it, this imaginary gun-to-the-head test illustrates that given sufficient motivation consequences anyone can demonstrate self-control. Obviously, our gun-to-the-head test is artificial and does not resemble real-world situations.