The importance of a support system for someone working through addiction is crucial. It is important to have those in your life who love and support you for who you are. Common sense, right? Well, the challenge is that it is a part of human nature to take advantage of those closest to us. Now, when you add addiction to the equation, there is almost a guarantee that some bridges have been burned, that lies have been told, and that many seeds of deception have been planted.