P-Rae Jackson – Recovery at 15

By marilynldavis

By: Penelope, P-Rae Jackson   It Could Have Been   I had nothing to offer anybody, except my own confusion – Jack Kerouac So, there I am, sitting in the recliner at my therapist’s office. He smiles. “What do we say when we meet new people, Penelope?” “Welcome to the shit show,” I reply. “He…

We Are All in Recovery from Something

By marilynldavis

Families develop a blind eye about the elephant in the room, and pretend that something so obvious as the neglect, abuse, or dysfunction do not exist. Recovering from these issues is as important as recovering from addiction.

When the Ripple Effect Hits Home

By marilynldavis

  By: Alison Smela   “The ripple effect. You throw a pebble into the water and it creates ripples. Your action was to throw the pebble—the representation of your choice. That’s all that you can control. But not the ripples—those are the consequences of your choice. And that you cannot control.” ― Michele Bardsley   Spiritual…

Recovery: Are You the Hundredth Monkey?

By marilynldavis

The hundredth monkey theory gives me me hope! What if I (or you) were the equivalent of “the hundredth monkey” so to speak? I know I am not because, if I were, every woman in the world would be in Twelve-Step recovery, washing their respective “potatoes.”