Most Viral TikToks of 2020: Vidbeats
Mikayla NogueiraHer fiance Cody tells her story.
when Beauty is impressive Having previously spoken about his partner’s journey to sobriety following his battle with drug and alcohol addiction, Cody shared his experience in a new TikTok posted on August 10.
“All my life I’ve just been sad,” Cody began as Mikayla held his hand in support. “Even before I found drugs, I was a sad person. I didn’t feel accepted. I didn’t feel like I belonged anywhere. I was never part of a group. So when I found drugs, it allowed me to be around people that I loved. Considered a friend at the time and it helped me survive myself.”
He shared that he didn’t have much hope for his future at the time. “I don’t really depict a life,” Cody said. “I didn’t think I would live to be 18. Then I turned 18 and I thought, ‘Well it’s 21.’ And then I turned 21 and I was still alive. So I was like, ‘You know, that’s not what I want. Like, I’m obviously not going anywhere.’ I would have lost contact with my family, all my friends.”
That’s when he decided to seek help, sharing that he traveled from Nevada to Massachusetts to seek treatment for his addiction.
“When I reached the end of my rope, I came here about two and a half years ago and I spent my last $400 on plane tickets here and when I landed at Logan Airport I had $19,” he recalled. “Just broken – just, like, a broken, hopeless addict.”
Cody shared that after a few months of treatment, he began to see a change,