HOW MUCH TIME LEFT?

  By Whitney McKendree Moore   “What you have become is the price you paid to get what you thought you wanted.” ~Mignon McLaughlin   Reflecting on What I Thought I Wanted   I’m on the eve of celebrating my 72nd birthday and my 48th year of marriage, thanks to 30 years of Twelve Step […]

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Dr. Barbara Sinor: Tales of Addiction

By: Dr. Barbara Sinor My son, Richard, was an alcoholic. He knew it, but did not admit to it until age twenty-five. His father, my husband, didn’t want to believe it; I sensed it much earlier. Both of Richard’s grandfather’s were alcoholics, that could not be denied. Alcoholism skipped a generation as neither Rich’s father […]

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When Your Child is an Addict

By: Marilyn L. Davis   “How can both Nics, the loving and considerate and generous one, and the self-obsessed and self-destructive one, be the same person?”― David Sheff, Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction Conflicting Words of Love “I  love you, Mom and Dad.” How many times did I say that to my parents […]

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KEPT and SWEPT

  By Whitney McKendree Moore   “Mature adults gravitate toward new values and understandings, not just rehashing and blind acceptance of past patterns and previous learning. This is an ongoing process and maturity demands lifelong learners.” ― David W. Earle LPC- Love is Not Enough     As I celebrate my third decade in recovery, I […]

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