alcoholism

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How Queerness Influences My Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol was the antidepressant I felt I always wanted. There was no need to step back, breathe, count to ten, or do any other self-soothing Read...
Trav Mamone    |   06.7.18   |   SHARE
Minds
First, I tell her the love story, and also the heartbreak story, and she listens, even if she's heard so much of this before.

How My Alcoholic Ex Strengthened My Relationship With Our Daughter

As long as I give my daughter the space to talk, I feel like my alcoholic ex can strengthened my relationship with her. I hope she knows that I'm Read...
Rachel Sarah    |   06.5.18   |   SHARE
Long Reads
My husband is an addict; should I leave?

Ask Erin: My Husband Is An Addict; Should I Leave? 

I’m married to a guy who struggles with addictions to cocaine and alcohol. I've been with him for over a decade. My husband is an addict; should I Read...
Erin Khar   |   11.17.17   |   SHARE
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Kevin Spacey Comes Out As Gay, Makes Excuses For Shitty Behavior

Kevin Spacey comes out as a gay man but this does not give him a pass for being a predator. Call it what it is: pedophilia. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.30.17   |   SHARE
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Why I'm Done Making Mommy Wine Jokes

It’s time to get clear on why alcohol is not a cultural cliché or gimmick we should get behind. Really, it only distracts us from solving the social Read...
Sarah Hosseini    |   09.8.17   |   SHARE
Families
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Tequila Changed My Sex Life; How It Did Will Surprise You

This felt dysfunctional. Who needs alcohol to have better sex? That’s ridiculous. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.18.17   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
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We Need To Talk About How Childhood Trauma Affects Education

Don’t most kids feel afraid to come home? Read...
Joni Edelman    |   08.15.17   |   SHARE

Imposter Syndrome: Learning To Banish My Inner Gremlin

99% of the time, I feel like a complete f*ck-up in grown up’s clothing. Read...
Deanna deBara    |   08.11.17   |   SHARE
Minds