The period of time before one relapses into an old addiction during which one knows and fully intends on what one is about to do. May be accompanied by feelings of premorse
, second-thoughts, self-hatred, and excitement.
"Hey buddy, I thought you quit?" Asks Joe.
"I'm prelapsing," says Greg, holding an unlit cigarette between his lips. "Don't make this any harder for me than it already is."
"I haven't relapsed until the cigarette is lit, my dear friend. Presently, and for the next few seconds, I'm in a phase of addiction we refer to as the 'prelapse'.
"Semantics," says Joe.
The act of relapsing before even quitting completely
or at all.
I'm trying to quit but prelapsed last night when i smoked a fat bowl