Singer Demi Lovato says she would've been 'seven years sober' if she hadn't relapsed last year
Demi Lovato, 26, opened up about her drug and alcohol abuse and said that she doesn't regret her relapse because she 'needed to make those mistakes'
Singer Demi Lovato has been quite active on social media over the last few days, something her fans truly appreciate. Recently, the 26-year-old 'Sorry not Sorry' singer took to her Instagram and shared a story about her struggles with drugs and alcohol and how she has fought for years to stay sober.
In her story, she said, "Today, I would have had [sic] 7 years sober. I don't regret going out because I needed to make those mistakes. But I must never forget that's exactly what they were: mistakes."
She followed up on the message saying: "Grateful that AA/NA never shuts the door on you no matter how many times you have to start your time over. I didn't lose 6 years. I'll always have that experience. But now I just get to add to that time with a new journey and time count."
Last summer, the singer was admitted in the hospital and later sent to rehab after she suffered an alleged heroin overdose. After that, Lovato was seen in public only in September outside her rehab facility.
At the end of 2018, she had written on Instagram, "So grateful for the lessons I've learned this year. I will never take another day in life for granted, even the bad ones. Thankful for my fans, friends, family and everyone who supported me throughout this year. God bless."
After that, the singer did not talk much about her overdose or sobriety, until today. The singer also published another story urging fans who have relapsed to never give up and gain help. "If you have relapsed and are afraid to get help again, just know it's possible to take that step towards recovery. If you are alive today, you can make it back," the singer adviced her followers.
When the news of the singer's relapse went viral, she was showered with love from her friends and family. Her fans have supported her through the difficult journey. And, now, with today marking the 7th year that she would have been sober if she had continued, Lovato is clearly taking the opportunity to showcase her love for fans and followers all over.