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My Best Day

Throughout my years of recovery (from alcohol and from hell), I’ve remembered many things, some of them good and some of them not so good. When it comes to memories of my dad, there aren’t very many. 343 more words


Best in the Worst Time

After a few rough days….. then this happened.

The last warm day of the year was yesterday.  Beautiful fall colors every where.  My husband left to go hunting.   574 more words

Book review: The Silence of Murder, by Dandi Daley Mackall

Mackall, Dandi Daley. The Silence of Murder. Alfred A. Knopf, 2011. $16.99. ISBN:9780375868962. 323p. Gr. 9-12. P7Q9

This book is about a young boy, Jeremy Long, who has been convicted of murdering his baseball coach. 155 more words

Book Reviews

What I Learned As A Survivor Of Child Abuse

Where have you been, Cortney? Gee hell maybe, but let’s not say that we could say o just around, or just staying with my neglective alcoholic mother and abusive, even more alcoholic husband all this time but you know you’re not strong enough to handle it and I wasn’t strong enough to give it to you. 900 more words

The Smell of Cheap Vanilla

Everyone around me has it and I start to feel that temptation, myself.
I open a bottle and the smell overwhelms my senses.
The weird aroma smells horrid. 146 more words


Annabel's First Blog

Hello everyone, I guess, like all of you, I’ve reached this great place after a few hard lessons. I started drinking in a mildly out of control way at about 14 years old, when I mistakenly thought alcohol gave me confidence.  242 more words



I have a ‘relationship’ with my Mother. It is very strained. We do not communicate. I have tried and failed. She can’t see what I see. 158 more words