drama by you

Drama Doesn’t Happen to You, It Happens by You

If you really think about it, how dramatic is your life when you’re sober? Do you lose your car, get into random bar fights, end up in jail, wake up not knowing where you are or who’s lying next to you? All of these situations may make for a good story, but for those of us who have already been …Read More

Well dressed dealer

Well-Dressed Drug Dealers

The stereotypical drug dealer might look like a hoodlum from the streets, running and gunning with his homies, hooking kids on dime bags and slinging rocks from the corner. When the topic of drug dealers comes up at the dinner table, we don’t immediately think of pharmaceutical companies and their representatives, or even doctors as the culprits of getting society …Read More

Not my circus

It’s Not My Circus

You may have heard the saying, “you can get the monkey off your back, but the circus is still in town” but not quite known what it means. Addiction can feel like there’s an angry 500 pound gorilla on your back, with its hands wrapped tightly around your throat, squeezing the life out of you. That’s the opponent an addict …Read More

move in

Nice to Meet You, Can I Move In?

We addicts and alcoholics are fast movers- literally and figuratively. We’re all about instant gratification, and if something- like “love”- feels good, we will throw all caution to the wind and pounce faster than a tomcat on a barn mouse. It’s just how we’re built; throw in some attachment, abandonment, and co-dependent issues, and we’re talking a match made in …Read More