Letting Go of Shame, Guilt, and Self-Hatred

Remickulous avatar

That’s what drove me, and I’m pretty sure it’s part of what drives all us addicts – shame, guilt, and at least a certain level of not liking ourselves very much. I know that none of us get through life without scars. Some scars seem worse than others, and we … Continue reading

Build That Connection With Your Group

KillThe Can Connection

(Saving for down the road) Today my wife and I took our 20 month old son to the orthopedic surgeon due to a curvature in his lower spine. Now he has been walking fine and has been developing normal other than the spine issue. He has scoliosis and now has … Continue reading

Ode To Day 98 – What’s Different This Time?

The Gun In America

I woke up this morning with one thing on my mind: Simply, I’ve never stayed quit for such a long time. Sure I’ve done it before, many times in the past, No more than 3 days, my quit wouldn’t last. I tried to think, Why is this unlike before?” What’s … Continue reading

Why The Rough Treatment?

Screaming Yelling Support

The following question was asked in our forums: There’s something that I don’t understand about this site. How is everyone all supportive of someone until they fail? Isn’t that when they are going to need your support the most? It’s naive to think that every single person who posts roll … Continue reading