No one intends to become an alcoholic. They drink to relieve pain and suffering.
Our thinking and behavior revolve around the object of our addiction, while our true self is cloaked with shame. But we can obsess about anyone or anything.
Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus writes about poetry, problem-solving, and how writing well can help you become a better man.
Everyone needs to feel EXTRA alive sometimes.
Therapist Quentin Hafner explores how the recovery work addicts do can benefit everyone.
J. Scott Brownlee shares a poem about addiction.
This covert victim-blaming further damages self-esteem & gifts abusers with an excuse for the inexcusable.
Our self-esteem is exceptionally low. Our addicted parents were unable to provide the love and nurturing we required to form secure attachment.
This comment-of-the-day is by Tom B. on the post “Are You in the Marijuana Majority”?
Joanna Schroeder explains why it’s so important to understand the link between the partying lifestyle and sexual assault.