The Future of Nicotine Addiction is Electronic as Smokers Become Vapers

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How do you replace a shrinking (and dying) customer base? Get the new generation hooked.

Family Romance

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Timothy Liu writes of addiction, resentment, and family secrets.

Let’s Stop Allowing Comparing Trauma to Become a Contest

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Have you had something bad happen to you? Congratulations, so has everyone else. Let’s stop making conversations on trauma a contest of scars.

From Love of His Life To Not Even Friends

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Brian Whitney looks back at how most of his exes aren’t his friends.

Boyhood With a Side of Mom

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A mother in recovery rebuilds her life with her son and is overwhelmed by the richness of it.

How I Lost and Found My Stepson … and Myself

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Before ending his addiction, Brian Whitney could only pretend to be a husband and stepdad. He lost his marriage, but he’s recovered his family.

Only One Sentence David Carr Wrote Was BS

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RIP David Carr (1956-2015)

What Happened While You Were Sleeping

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Advocacy, marriage, and just getting by. Here are some conversations you might have missed.

I Shovel Snow to Support My Habit

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Brian Whitney is a recovering addict who loves to write. He shovels snow to pay the bills.

David Carr and a Beach in St. Barts

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Tom Matlack reflects on David Carr’s book The Night of the Gun, and recognizes too much of himself in it.

“I Know I’m Enabling But…” Recovery From Addiction

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How do you help your loved one with their addiction? Candace Plattor shows us the way – it’s not what you expect.

You Can Bet On It—Biggest Gambling Weekend of the Year

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The Super Bowl is the most watched event of the year—and the most gambled…Tor Constantino breaks down the risks and our nation’s gambling problem.

Why Men Use Porn (and How to Get Yours to Stop)

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Addiction to Pornography is a real thing. But the truth is, it’s not all about sex.

5 Signs That You May Have Spiritual Bling Syndrome and How to Kick the Habit

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Is your spiritual practice holding you back instead of opening you to the secrets of the Universe?

100 Words on Love: The Christmases I Lost

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I lost a few Christmases. They went and they loped off like a spooked deer.

My Addiction Doesn’t Define Me

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Patrick Sallee’s road to sobriety was long and winding, but he’s a better man for traveling it.