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Avoidance

As I sit, I wonder.  I hear motors on the street, loud throaty motorcycles and breezier economy cars.  Car doors of people getting out of work on a Friday night. 118 more words

Addiction

Come Meet The Alcohol Expert Author Scott Stevens.

“Recovery readers, you all are in for a treat today as I am Happy to Welcome Author, Scott Stevens and his addiction and recovery collection of award-winning books about alcoholism, stigma and more. 1,391 more words

Recovery & Addiction

Healing in How the Story is Told

That is mini me in the photo; one of only two photos taken when I was in the Thailand Refugee Camp.  This photo was taken in a prescreening process before one could enter into the main camp, documenting who entered the camp (notice the jail bird like uniform stripes).  502 more words

Reviewed: "A Common Struggle" by Patrick J. Kennedy & Stephen Fried

I have read a lot of books on the Kennedy family, probably too many. Few Kennedys have written books so there was an immediate appeal with… 489 more words

Reviewed

The Gift.

My whole life is full of abandonment and lack of love issues. The woman who gave birth to me, passed me along to a “functional addict” which is a long story full of mental and emotional abuse. 1,299 more words

Recovery

An Ode to Second and Third Steps

Over the years, I wrote several “Journal Entry 1’s” to work through my addiction and outsource my feelings onto paper.  These were the first steps to recovery, reiterated in a different notebook each time.   469 more words

Addiction