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Why I Relapsed

Relapse: A Four Letter Word I want to share my experience with relapsing. I’m kind of an expert! I relapsed a bunch of times before I finally got sober for good. It’s frustrating and confusing to deal with relapse, both for the addict and their loved ones....
Hitting a Bottom in Sobriety

Hitting a Bottom in Sobriety

Pain in Sobriety It’s like a rite of passage everyone knows about and no one is looking forward to. It’s not a secret by any means. It’s talked about openly and honestly in meetings all over the world. It’s the big show everyone knows they have...

Are Addicts Bad People?

Are Addicts Bad People? I Don’t Think So I found myself part of a pretty interesting conversation tonight. My friends and I were discussing addiction and discrimination. The American War on Drugs isn’t a new one. It’s been going on for decades....

Wanting to Get Sober

CASE NUMBER:  07-1414 TO: My Mother and Father Everyone makes mistakes in their life. There are two ways to handle those mistakes, you can turn the experience into a positive, or make it define your lifestyle. I chose to go with option A. In my case, I have screwed up...

How I Got Sober

How One Woman Got Sober “I took my first drink at thirteen. I knew I was an alcoholic from the very start. I took two shots, threw my phone at someone, and fell off my bike. That was foreshadowing the way my drinking career went.” My story is my perspective. No matter...
Is Alcoholism a Disease?

Is Alcoholism a Disease?

Addiction is a gruesome little fellow, huh? He comes in, takes over our lives, and ruins our dreams. He makes us believe he isn’t a disease. He makes us believe he’s just a phase, just a problem. In treatment, my therapist said addiction and alcoholism...
I Just Want to Be Normal

I Just Want to Be Normal

I Just Want to Be Normal! “I just want to be sober and normal, that’s all I want” said Vanessa. She sat across from me while spending the night in a hospital for the ninth time in eighteen months. Throughout our whole conversation, she kept saying “I want to be...

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