Tag Archives: Recovery

Holiday Fun

Happy Holidays! Having been raised in the United States by a flag flying family our holiday season has always begun at Thanksgiving. Board games, football, shopping and puzzles are the traditions of our holiday family fun. The thing about holiday … Continue reading

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Precious Trinkets

Sharing a home with an addict in active addiction eventually leads to many, “lost,” items. Most of them mean the world to you. However, they just disappear never to be found again. As if little fairies swept through your house … Continue reading

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Letters

Saddened by Addiction 8375 N. First Ave. Monberry, IL 41325 411 Hope You Can Help Ln. Changeville, USA 80372 August 25, 2013 To Whom It May Concern, My name is L. K. Brown. I am a concerned citizen penning my … Continue reading

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I “Lost” It

Moments of complete irrational behavior reminds a usually sane person they are human. Through the chapter’s of my life I have been a hoarder, a minimalist, a collector, a slob and emitted some OCD habits. All these phases concluded in … Continue reading

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FEARS

In my past each time I decided to not confront a situation usually it was out of fear. Big-D has an acronym for FEAR. My G-Rated version of his saying is; Forget Everything And Run. I used to avoid confrontation … Continue reading

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Hiding

When your addict is in active addiction you become very guarded. For me, I was terrified of anyone discovering my secret life of perpetual fear. As my husband continued deeper into his love for drugs I stopped exposing him to … Continue reading

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Trust

Trust: So easily given, so quickly taken away, so difficult to regain. Part of my husband’s treatment included a seminar for those who support their addict’s recovery. We were to learn how to cope with our addicts when they came … Continue reading

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