The Gospel According to Addicts

J. Scott Brownlee shares a poem about addiction.

Codependency Isn’t a Disorder, It’s a Relationship Dynamic

This covert victim-blaming further damages self-esteem & gifts abusers with an excuse for the inexcusable.

10 Things the Adult Child of an Addict Wants You to Know

Our self-esteem is exceptionally low. Our addicted parents were unable to provide the love and nurturing we required to form secure attachment.

Poetry, Therapy, and Becoming a Good Man

Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus writes about poetry, problem-solving, and how writing well can help you become a better man.

“I work in a residential facility for male addicts. The kids interested in recovery view marijuana legalization as a slippery slope.”

This comment-of-the-day is by Tom B. on the post “Are You in the Marijuana Majority”?

This is Why We Published a Rapist’s Story

Joanna Schroeder explains why it’s so important to understand the link between the partying lifestyle and sexual assault.