Tag Archives: 12-step groups
A friend of mine who has been clean for a while now recently told me that he'd come very close to taking drugs again. I was concerned, and a bit pissed off. So I made this video to help out:
A lot of my friends tell me that they're struggling with addictions of various sorts. Some of them describe themselves as “sex addicts”, and a surprising number of those are female. Of course, I never meet them until they're already “in recovery”, do I?
Everyone else I meet seems to be either alcoholic or codependent. They don't have time to hang out with me because they're always too busy “going to a meeting”.
So just to prove that I'm not bitter or anything, here are 12 signs that you're addicted to 12-Step meetings:… Continue reading…
I have some friends for whom excessive alcohol consumption has been a problem in the past. Sometimes still is. They go to groups where they hide their identity while climbing a dozen stairs, and label themselves as “alcoholics”.
I see them differently: I think they're just regular people using alcohol to avoid painful feelings. Up until now, that is. … Continue reading…