As I stare down the glare of each new drink I take and I feel it’s snarl down my throat recite the list of rules I use to keep beasts at bay.
Lee Patton’s poem provides a stark look at southern poverty.
For adult children of alcoholics, trying to be perfect and a people-pleaser comes with weak boundaries.
What I’ve learned from being my brother’s health advocate in a system filled with more stigma than compassion.
Jennifer Landis pays tribute to her father for the life lessons he taught her by his own examples.
Will people look for me in the rafters too?
She treasures her father despite his character faults.
With his sobriety came acceptance, healing, and forgivenes—but still a divorce.
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.
Many people seem to have it all on the outside, but a raging disease of addiction on the inside. Rob Watson suggests there may be more holistic options for them to grab hold of the seriousness of their disease than there used to be.
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.
Can there be bliss without the pain?