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Day 35 - Changes Ahead

I’m going to have to face facts and make some more changes in my life to support sobriety.  I have to, for example, quit going out to the bar each Friday night and sitting on my old stool and sniffing my friend’s empty shot glasses.   439 more words


JOIN N - A. A. !

Hello, my name is Frank and I am NOT a member of Non-Atheists Anonymous.  But I am the Founder of this most recent copycat of A.A., after Narcotics Anonymous, Gamblers Anonymous, Overeaters Anonymous, Sexual Compulsives Anonymous, Clutterers Anonymous, Debtors Anonymous and Workaholics Anonymous (all of these actually exist !).   454 more words

The Jellinek Curve:  When Ideology Shapes Research

If you’ve been to rehab, you probably remember receiving piles of handouts of varying quality, from coloring exercises to relapse prevention worksheets. The one that sticks in my mind is a picture of a u-shape curve that slopes to the bottom of the page, makes a little circle around itself, like a roller coaster, and slopes back up 807 more words


ACoAS & BLAME (Part 1)


is that even the right question?

 ACoAs & Disappointment (#2)

SITE: Fixing Blame & Nurturing Resentments… 1,053 more words


Why life is better without alcohol (for everyone)

About 18 months ago I stopped drinking alcohol. I stopped not because I was drinking very often or because I had cravings, but because the negatives far outweighed the positives. 762 more words


I'm out of control

I’m fucking The Married Man and Muscles and not telling either one of them that I’m doing it. And I said I wouldn’t do that. The high of it is just too much to deny. 620 more words