Tagged: alcoholism

A Magnificent Game Changer

Chapter 2 Do Tell! Stories by Atheists and Agnostics in AA By Doris A. Like many, childhood was a fertile ground for becoming an alcoholic. My mother had very serious problems with alcohol, binge...

Alcoholism vs. Addiction

How much do alcoholics and drug addicts really have in common? Our experts explain the similarities as well as the differences. By Kristen McGuiness Originally published on The Fix “When I first got sober,...

Staying Sober Without God

Staying Sober Without God – Practical Step Six

AA Version: Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character. Practical Version: Made a list of our unhealthy character traits. If you’re the kind of person to pick up a...

Tales of Spiritual Experience

I’ll never smoke weed with Willie again My party’s all over before it begins You can pour me some Old Whiskey River my friend. But I’ll never smoke weed with Willie again. Toby Keith...

Scientist Undergoes Brain Treatment for Alcoholism

By Avis Favaro Medical Correspondent and Alexandra Mae Jones CTV News writer Published  Sunday, December 15, 2019 on CTV National News TORONTO – Like millions of Canadians, Dr. Frank Plummer used alcohol simply to...

A Long Time Love Affair

By Georgina The first time I met you, you had me crawl into the rotting trunk of an old tree at Rattlesnake Point. We had gone there with other teens who long left our...

Snowflakes

No Two Addictions Are the Same

By David B. Bohl Originally published on his website, David B. Bohl, on February 4, 2019 Addictions, like snowflakes, have one thing in common – they are all absolutely unique. The intricacies of a...

Stage II Recovery

Stage II Recovery: Life Beyond Addiction

I count my emotional sobriety from the time I became involved with Earnie’s message. Mary L, a member of AA By life-j Here’s the book we’ve all been waiting for. Or rather, it’s been...

Liv's Recovery Kitchen

8 Essential Books on Addiction and Recovery

By Olivia Pennelle Originally published on The Fix on Dec 5, 2018 Addiction recovery books have been fundamental to my recovery from substance use disorder, codependency, mental illness, and complex PTSD. They’re more than...