Originally Posted by MindfulMan
In my case the mood swings interact strongly with substance use, and tend to make the mood disorder worse.
I’m sure YOU mean “interacted” and “tended”, and it may be useful to re-cognize whatever you first think and feel about my having pointed this out, as well. If you want to try using the Addictive Voice Technique, positives coming from YOU, negatives coming from IT.
Following permanent abstinence, you will notice using the present tense about your own using will feel VERY weird.