I drank alcoholically for 30 years and now I don’t. In the beginning, I was a guts for alcohol even though I didn’t get my hands on it very often. I was about 13. Weddings were good, because a.) it was okay to let the kids have one or two sips…it’s funny even! And b.) […]
There’s no question that our behavior, thinking, and emotions are both hardwired within us and influenced by our environment. From alcoholism to masturbation addiction and everything known to man, the mind and it’s development in childhood still holds a lot of answers to our physical and emotional p
In The Beginning A.A. had its beginnings in 1935 at Akron, Ohio, as the outcome of a meeting between Bill Wilson, a New York stockbroker, and Dr. Bob Smith, an Akron surgeon. Both had been hopeless alcoholics. Prior to that time, Bill and Dr Bob had each been in contact with the Oxford Group, a […]
“Is Fate getting what you deserve, or deserving what you get?” – Jodi Picoult Angry Some? Existential angst can be avoided if you take a pragmatic worldview. We all hate when things go wrong, don’t go as planned, or suddenly turn to shit. Tell me about it – I drank for 30 years thinking that […]
Around 10-12% of the adult people in the civilised world are addicted to something life-threatening like drugs or alcohol and most of them will never read that thank you letter.
As the Divinyls’ late great frontwoman Chrissy Amphlett famously sang, “It’s a fine line between pleasure and pain”. (She also wrote a book by that title too) If you, like most of us, have had enough of the latter and are seeking more of the former, listen in. I have a secret. Well, it’s not […]