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Alcoholism and Recovery

I'm Sick of Alcoholism

Jennifer Boykin | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Boykin

I used to get really angry with the alcoholics who relapsed. I'd see them shirking their responsibilities just as my father had shirked his. But, as I got older, I began to see that no shirking was really involved. Alcoholism is a powerful foe.

Alcoholism, Recovery And The Psychology Behind The Serenity Prayer

Wray Herbert | Posted 04.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

What's actually going on in the mind of an alcoholic as he or she goes through the process of recovery? What are the cognitive mechanics underlying the initial, angry rebelliousness and, later, the genuine commitment to a sober life?

Buddhism And Recovery: Anonymity As Spiritual Foundation

Kevin Griffin | Posted 08.08.2011 | Religion
Kevin Griffin

When you walk into a 12-Step meeting you drop a big part of your identity. The Buddha takes this idea even further when he declares that the very idea of a separate self is a misperception.

Diane Schuler's Death: A Downer For Moms Who Drink

TIME | Ada Calhoun Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009 | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

As recently as last month, drinking parents seemed to be all the rage. On the bookshelves: Stefanie Wilder-Taylor's Naptime Is the New Happy Hour, Rob...