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Different and Unique
From a young age, this AA felt apart from everyone else
I have always been different. I have either been too eccentric, too angry, too depressed, or excitable. My dissimilarity to other people in the world became substantially evident when I came out to my parents as a lesbian at age 15; the "difference" I have felt since birth had exploded into a range of emotions that I could only describe as insanity.
As I grew into young adulthood, I began my relentless effort to find a place of acceptance in society. I soon found that this insanity I had been feeling was nothing in comparison to the mental illness I was about to discover hidden...
From the depths of despair to a life beyond her dreams
Sitting in a bar one morning, she accepted that she was an alcoholic
A Spiritual Connection
An Hispanic member living in a halfway house learns to trust
My Parents the Pioneers
She was able to get sober thanks to the example of her mom and dad