Jodie Sweetin overcame addiction to seek happiness

Los Angeles, April 5 (IANS) Actress Jodie Sweetin spent her childhood entertaining audiences with hit American TV show “Full House” but developed Methamphetamine (meth) addiction during her 20s.

“My story is a story of rising up, overcoming, falling down and getting back up again,” Sweetin told people.com.

After taking a break from acting to attend college, the current “Dancing with the Stars” contestant developed a meth addiction and was hospitalised in 2005 after a night of partying.

Sweetin entered into treatment and turned her life around, marrying Cody Herpin in 2007 and giving birth to their daughter Zoie in 2008.

In 2010, she welcomed daughter Beatrix with singer Morty Coyle, whom she wed in 2012.

Sweetin and Coyle separated in 2013, but the actress found love again and got engaged to Justin Hodak in January.

“It’s been a slow process of finding myself. It’s made me develop and blossom and find my true happiness in myself and in my career and relationships. The pieces are finally coming together and creating a beautiful picture that I never could have imagined,” Sweetin said.

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