SEE: Jessica Simpson shares "unrecognisable" photo to mark four years of sobriety

SEE: Jessica Simpson shares "unrecognisable" photo to mark four years of sobriety

"The drinking wasn’t the issue. I was."

Jessica Simpson shares unrecognisable photo 4 year sober anniversary
Jessica Simpson Official Twitter

Alcoholism destroys many lives every single day.

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But there is always hope and it's not impossible to overcome the ugly monster that is addiction.

What's not surprising is that many celebrities have had to check themselves and work on getting past drug, alcohol, and other types of addiction.

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Having to deal with the fame and other personal trauma can cause one to look to substances with the hope that it will suppress the things you don't want to feel or take the pain away.

The latest celebrity to recently open up about their battle with addiction is Jessica Simpson.

Simpson took to Instagram where she wrote a lengthy caption which was accompanied by a picture of herself.

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The only thing is, you would not believe that it's the same woman that you see today.

Even Jessica herself acknowledges that "This person in the early morning of Nov 1, 2017 is an unrecognizable version of myself."

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She further explains how she needed to stop drinking alcohol because it kept her "mind and heart circling" and that she had been exhausted at that point in her life.

Simpson also addresses the stigma surrounding the word alcoholic.

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You can read the full post below:

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Jessica had previously opened up about her struggles with addiction in her 2020 memoir, 'Open Book', which was also the first time she had ever spoken out about her journey.

In her book, she recalls how she had reached rock-bottom in 2017 after a Halloween party at home and that she wanted to get her life together so she could be a better mother for her three kids; nine-year-old Maxwell, eight-year-old Ace, and two-year-old Birdie.

Now, the singer seems to be at a much happier and healthier place in her life and we love to see it!

If you or anyone you know is struggling with alcohol addiction, you can find help here.

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