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Changing the Scenery
A newcomer learns that sobriety is an internal journey
I grew up in a good home. My father was an alcoholic and I swore I would never be like him. I was closer to my mom. My father was never affectionate or loving towards me or my siblings.
I got pregnant at 15 and married. I divorced 6 months later. I got into a relationship 3 years later and had 2 more children. Drinking was not yet a big part of my life. I left that relationship and meanwhile I was still working at a bank. I met my second husband of 10 years who was an alcoholic. I was so intrigued by him. He took me to places I've never been or seen. He wined and dined me. He was 10...
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Out of the Whirlwind
Her life became filled with chaos as soon as she picked up a drink and until she put it back down
Moment in the Mirror
Sweating and shaking in front of the bathroom cabinet, he looked at himself finally surrendered
Living To Die
Her alcoholism brought her to the brink of death in a bathtub one night
Interrupt the Rehearsal
A member realizes that constant ruminations may bring him closer to a drink