Alcoholism And Addiction

Here’s another excerpt from my book.  We need to keep our eye on the ball when it comes to addiction. Debates and arguments can be both helpful and hurtful. It’s important to keep that in mind when we talk about addiction. “Albert Einstein is quoted as saying, “Everything should be made as simple as possible, … Read moreAlcoholism And Addiction

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I’m Not Sick Anymore

Some people don’t like using the word “sick” when describing someone with an addiction. I get it. Just like the words alcoholic and addict, saying someone is sick can add to the shame and stigma associated with addiction, and prevent a person from getting the help they need. But was I sick? Yes. Although I … Read moreI’m Not Sick Anymore

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I Should Video Tape This

I recently watched several old VHS tapes with recordings of family on them, and cried more than a few times as memories of moments gone by came rushing back. Some of these recordings were from the family vacations my wife and I took our son and daughter on, while others showed us doing different activities … Read moreI Should Video Tape This

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Relapses Of The Emotional Kind

Although statistics show that less than half of those who remain sober for a year relapse, and less than 15 percent relapse after five years of sobriety, you should still realize that it is a possibility, especially if one is prone to having relapses of the emotional kind. This is when our thoughts and behaviors … Read moreRelapses Of The Emotional Kind

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