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Standing Tall, Feeling Proud...

Quiet evening at my house tonight. Didn’t turn on the tv when I got home from work. No place to go. The house was chilly cause it’s chilly outside so I grabbed a big blanket and by 8pm was laying in my bed reading a book….. 393 more words

My Truth

I surrender

Now and then I get one of those extremely challenging days when I just want to throw in the towel at life. I feel discouraged, angry, hopeless, trapped, and confused. 273 more words

Chronic Pain

How 12-Step Programs Perpetuate Rape Culture

As most of you know, I no longer attend 12-step meetings. When I first told people I was backing away, I made a conscious effort to not offend anyone or talk shit on the program. 1,731 more words


As I Understand Him

His power was rarely used to defend me

The love I heard about depended on my actions

The way of life of His followers was hypocrisy… 145 more words

Addiction Recovery

Wine From a Soup Cup- A Story of Addiction.

The summer I turned 15, a friend called me and asked if I would be interested in bussing with her at the Italian restaurant in town called “Silvesterie’s.” 2,173 more words

Current Conditions

Meditation and Addiction Recovery

By Tom Charles

“Any behavior that is associated with craving and temporary relief, and with long-term negative consequences, that a person is not able to give up”. 1,111 more words

Urban Dandy London

The Wisdom of the 12 Steps


Men and women drink essentially because they like the effect produced by alcohol… They are restless, irritable and discontented, unless they can again experience the sense of ease and comfort which comes at once by taking a few drinks…

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