From the July 1964 magazine.

Put Yourself in a New Frame of Mind

That old escape feeling can work for you in sober living

ALTHOUGH I gave myself all kinds of rather complicated reasons, I never really drank for any purpose except to produce a different frame of mind.

Simple enough, and yet hard to understand. Nonetheless, about all that lay behind my alcoholism was that single aim: to find a frame of mind more pleasant and bearable than the troubled mental state I would otherwise endure.

-- M. D. B.

Westfield, New Jersey

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