Guest Post on AA Agnostica: The Evolution of Identity
I used to identify in a very specific way. In the beginning of my recovery journey and my adoptee journey I was given two words to describe myself and my story, and I used those words to signal to the world who I was – “My name is David and I’m an alcoholic” in 12-step meetings, and in the context of my adoption, “I’m an adoptee”.
I was okay with using both terms for a while because they served as shortcuts
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