Recovery is Removing the Armor of Addiction

By marilynldavis

I could not dissipate those feelings and was alone in my armor with them. It was an insidious trap. However, most of us who are semi-delusional from our use, do not understand that while we think we’re protecting ourselves, we are also preventing ourselves from receiving help. 

Thursday Truths: Andrea C.

By marilynldavis

My name is Andrea. My clean date is 3/29/10.   Early Rejections and Emotional Voids   I was born in 1980 to a single mother. I was not her first child; my sister is three years older than me and has always taken care of me like a second mother. My grandparents were well off…

Thursday Truths: David G.

By marilynldavis

Treating David’s addiction as a primary diagnosis was not the way forward for him. Stopping the use was relatively easy compared to finding the underlying issue on why he did what he did.