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“Hijacked” by alcohol for most of her life, she had found “an entire psychic change” in AA

Hijacked—the word describes my state of living for over three decades. Repetitive traumas, proverbial terror, sexual abuse, abandonment, shame. A loathing of my very existence. An obsession great enough to keep me reaching for one more drink instead of a blade or a bullet.


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