Alcoholism

How lessons from past mistakes can be used to help others   Ever since I was a young I always thought and felt that I had a purpose in life. I would day dream often about all of these...
I’m writing this in 2012 at age 36. In a way, I feel I’ve lived a hundred years, years filled with some good stuff and a lot of bad stuff. In another way, I’m a “newborn...
In the previous two installments of this series, we identified and described the symptoms of alcoholism. Alcoholism is so widespread, that most of us know someone afflicted with the problem....
The Twelve Step program has a largely successful track record for recovery from alcoholism. The principles of this program have also been incorporated for recovery from other forms of addiction,...
Many suffer from difficult physical and psychological addictions that hinder their lives. Breaking free from addictions can be a long, painful promise. The example of a First Lady of the United...
Editor: This article tells of a woman’s long ordeal with an alcoholic mother and how she learned to cope and have hope with God’s help. It was a dark, blustery night. We could...
"Hi, my name is Jayn, and I am an alcoholic/addict" are words that I never thought I would ever hear; much less have come out of my own mouth. They must have been meant for the person...
Alcoholism results in the deaths of over 100,000 people a year in the United States alone. Alcohol is also involved in 30% of suicides, 55% of auto fatalities, 65% of deaths by drowning and a...
Jeff Foxworthy has a routine that goes, "If your porch falls down and kills four of your five dogs, you might be a redneck." I have a similar scenario to pose to you. If you answer...
In the previous article the topic of alcoholism was introduced by showing the need for learning more about this widespread problem. Let us now seek to understand the nature of alcoholism and how it...