(2.) Nic Sheff is a chronic slipper when it comes to staying sober. He has gone in and out of rehabs faster than you would think possible. Finding excuses to use drugs again and eventually hit rock bottom seem to be his only skills in life. After what seemed to be an infinite struggle with himself, Nic finally pulls through and stays sober. His book shows these hardships and how he deals with them on the road to recovery. Some of his decisions are well thought-out, and others, not so much.
12/15/14 “A lot of people think that addiction is a choice. A lot of people think it 's a matter of will. That has not been my experience. I don 't find it to have anything to do with strength.” - Matthew Perry The novels, Tweak by Nic Sheff and Beautiful Boy by David Sheff have shed an enormous amount of light on a topic that most of the population tries to avoid and pretend doesn’t exist: drug addiction. These novels are both compelling and haunting. They leave the reader anxiously turning each
One man in particular is Nic Sheff; a man who was a drug addict and wrote an autobiography called “Tweak”. In this book, Nic describes himself as a drug addict who spends all his money on drugs instead of food and bills. The main person that had a bad influence in his life was an older woman named Zelda. Nic liked being with her because he saved her from her ex-husband. However, at the end of the book, Nic’s parents made a decision for him to go back into rehab in Arizona. Nic always said that he has
regards of Drug Addiction. He has a lot of ideas all of which include helping addicts recover. He has stated that drug addiction is a disease and that “it could happen to anyone”. From Nic Sheff’s autobiography: “Tweak: Growing Up On Methamphetamines” I got another look at the life of a drug addict. In his book, Sheff explains the hardships he went through on his way to recovery from relapsing to rebuilding old connections with family and friends. This connects to the question of how hard it is to