What I’ve learned from being my brother’s health advocate in a system filled with more stigma than compassion.
Don’t make the same mistakes. What are you holding back?
The son of a poet explains how his cantankerous, melancholic, alcoholic father was able to convey the deep and complex nuances of a father’s love.
“Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics, and to practice these principles in all our affairs.” – Step 12
But around the fifth or sixth drink — between eleven and midnight, as I pass out to the same 15-minutes of an HBOGO movie — I feel the truthful sting of comedy and I’m the punch line.
Soul Mates aren’t always what we assume. Sometimes two people can share everything and nothing at all.
Can your relationship survive the personal growth experience? Steven Lake examines how personal development can put your relationship in jeopardy.
Laurie Kolp paints a portrait of a hard living man and the nature of inevitability.
Three years ago Terry Lancaster decided to take a break from drinking. It was supposed to be temporary, but he’s never looked back.
What I have that is so different from my father, is a clear and loving relationship with both my daughter and my son.
They KNOW how much I love them.
Dana Bowman deals with the death of her brother while simultaneously admitting to her own struggles.
One alcoholic can rise above addiction while his friend continues to stumble through recovery.
A father who left wants back into his daughters’ lives, a once violent boyfriend when he drank, and a foul-mouthed, angry little league father.
“People tend to have more success replacing harmful drugs with less harmful drugs than avoiding them all together cold turkey.”
If you’ve ever been addicted to something, were you able to break the addiction completely? Or did you end up just changing the object of your addiction?
If you are a teetotaler, what things have helped you stay sober? If you aren’t a teetotaler, what helps you say in control of your drinking habits?