"Would you like you, if you met you?" If the answer is yes then you are living the life you should be. If the answer is no, then you have some thing to think about changing cause your asking for more than yourself.
Drugs and alcohol make pain bearable for now but the addition can hurt so much more. We need to face your pain head on and sober so that you won't need to numb your pain in the future. Social use of drugs and alcohol can quickly turn into an addiction.
I dont want you to have to save me. I want you to stand by my side as I save myself. I want this as a tattoo, except I'd change the words to, "I dont want you to save me, I want you to stay beside me as I save myself.