Addiction is a huge challenge to overcome. It can be difficult for those who have been stuck in addiction for years to break free, and even more difficult to stay away from the addiction once they've broken free. The addiction recovery journey can be filled with obstacles that threaten to derail your progress—but if you're willing to put in the work, it's possible to find success. This article looks at some of the specific hurdles you may face on your addiction recovery journey and how best to prepare for them.