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Defeat the Zombie Apocalypse with Mindfulness

I donít want to scare you, but have you seen the zombies? They are everywhere, youíll find them in your town, in your street, and thereís every chance that youíll wake up in the morning with one sl…

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I Was A Sugar Addict!

I was a sugar and a chocolate addict! I am now happy to say I am a recovered addict. How Did I Become an Addict? Becoming an addict began in my motherís womb. Sugar and chocolate were alrea…

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Is Your Partner An Alcoholic?

Every now and then, we receive notification that someone has started joining our website for the partners' of alcoholics, but they have not completed the process. We usually, at this point, send a cou…

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Why Alcohol Attracts Teenagers

It was the summer of 1957 when I pulled out the bottle of vodka that I had purloined from the place my alcoholic father had hidden it. He was a binger and when he drank he was a nightmare. So when he …

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Guinea Pain

By Heather King It hit me right then. Oh, I said to me. One of the reasons I was drinking so much was to be nice to me. Of course now, in recovery, I see I wasnít being nice to me at all, but then?…

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Recovering Addicts Get by With Help from Friends

When it comes to alcohol consumption, family and friends matter. New research shows that people trying to sustain recovery from alcohol addition are more successful when they have positive social rela…

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Does Early Exposure to Alcohol Promote Responsible Drinking?

My son, for as long as I could remember, has enjoyed the act of toasting drinks. Maybe it is the resonant chime of glass tapping glass, the simple emulation of adult behavior, or just the communal spi…

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Domestic Violence: It’s Closer Than You Think

By April Sweazy Somewhere right this minute a 5 year old is hiding under their bed with their ears covered, humming quietly to drown out the sound of their parents screaming at each other down the …

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Surviving Holiday Season: Drunk Relatives

By Cris Carl, Networx Whether you are recovering from alcoholism or simply have been dealing with drunk relatives for a lifetime, the holiday season poses extra challenges. Susan Lederer, a license…

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Blackout in a Can: Should Stupid Alcoholic Drinks be Banned?

Seemingly (from the perspective of an underage drinker), the problem with getting really drunk is that you eventually pass out and are unable to enjoy the glory stemming from all of the embarrassing t…

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LOL and there is a lot of other funny laws on the books.

Thank god care2 members don't run the world.

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