Bob Patton explores net guidelines for alcohol consumption. It is the one area where he thinks “equality” is NOT appropriate. Here is why.
As a parent, for good or ill, you have to cast your own image.
And the worst possible time to “figure out” the root cause of your problem drinking is…
Our lives—and all the beauty in them—demand that we get and stay sober.
Sometimes we just refuse to see the truth about those we love the most.
But it turns out that the man she idolized on TV didn’t always measure up to her fantasy, and opened her eyes about her own dad.
What I learned from my mom and dad about alcohol. 1. My dad was a full-blown alcoholic. 2. My mom rebelled against that alcoholism. 3. They divorced when I was 6 and my dad drank himself to death.
Christopher MacNeil tells the story of his personal fall and ultimate rise and reconciliation.
When we look at the hard facts and the reality of what people face in the holidays, we naturally come to the conclusion that alcohol and drug abuse in December represents a set of coping skills gone horribly wrong.
“Therefore, we started upon a personal inventory. This was Step Four.” – Alcoholics Anonymous, 3rd Edition, Ch. 5 (“How It Works”), pp 64-5.
Norine Dworkin-McDaniel is a wife, mom, and businesswoman. She is also an addict. And she talks about her addiction with her son. Why? Because she doesn’t know how not to.
“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
Christopher MacNeil was thrown from his home at 15. First he had to learn to survive. Then, after a return to face his dad, where to go from here.