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"Low Road": Chapter 12

Low Road was a novel-sized draft that I completed a few years ago. It was terrible. But because it was the only story I’ve ever written, I’ve been re-evaluating it. 723 more words

Fancy Any Shots by Mayzie Hopkins

I must’ve told the story of where I’m from, why I came here, nearly every night for the first few months. Most people do, when there’s a new person that’s the first thing we usually ask them, “So how did you end up here?” As I became more known and recognised faces I would only talk to tourists about it, if I’d already had a few drinks and they’d asked. 2,017 more words

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W. H. "Candy Man" needs to elaborate

“A drug is not bad. A drug is a chemical compound. The problem comes in when people who take drugs treat them like a license to behave like an asshole.” 338 more words

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Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe, by Preston Norton ~ 4.5 Stars

Thanks to NetGalley and Disney-Hyperion for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review.

Release Date: June 5th, 2018

400 Pages

Synopsis: Cliff Hubbard is a huge loser. 391 more words

Married to an Addict

This post is going to be about as honest as it gets, so please put all judgement aside.

I am putting my story out there, because I see so many stories from the viewpoint of the addict or the parents of an addict, but never from the viewpoint of the spouse.  1,204 more words


Opioid Crisis Part 1: New federal report shows child welfare impact

After more than a decade of decreasing, the national foster care caseload rose by 10% between 2012 and 2016. Many public officials and commentators have blamed this increase on parental substance use, especially due to to the opioid crisis, but evidence has been lacking on the national level to support this conjecture. 1,007 more words

Child Welfare

The decision-making region in your brain can predict if you are going to be an addict

Many high school teenagers are exposed to alcohol and drugs such as cocaine, pills etc. And at that point in life, we are young with little ability to make wise decisions. 349 more words

Self Development