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Family Responses to Addiction: Can Anyone Fix the Problem?

Family roles become confusing, and the members seem to stumble over one another trying to figure out how to fix the problem. Making attempts at fixing the problem creates even more dysfunction within the family dynamic.

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Just When You Thought You Were Unique

By: C.W. Stratton MS, CASAC   “Just remember that you are absolutely unique, just like everybody else.” ~Margaret Mead    The Beginning of the End of Unique Thinking Reflecting on the recovery process and my interactions with hundreds of people over the years has allowed me to come to some simple conclusions.  We come into the process […]

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Secrets and Shame

They only will have a chance to make it if they do the footwork.  If I keep secrets that leads to shame and shame feeds the addiction.  I found out that I don’t always need an umbrella and a lifejacket, and I can try new things and new ways.  Not everyone in this World was put here to make my life miserable; there are good, kind people here.  I’m not so bad as long as I’m sober!

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