So you know somebody who wants to get sober? Great! Unfortunately, getting sober is really complex and every individual is different in how they arrive
“I can’t take this anymore” is a thought that is familiar to many people with substance-use disorder. The “this” can be the obsession itself, life
Please see my guest blog post titled “SPIRITUAL? RELIGIOUS? GO FIGURE” at AA Beyond Belief, a Web site dedicated to the following: Our pledge
The pain of rejection and social isolation is real. It’s as real as any other kind of wounding, and just as damaging. Our hearts get broken, our feelings get hurt, we feel emotional pain—we use such terms to describe something that is not visible, not tangible, yet this poetic language describes phenomenon that can be explained scientifically as well.
Today author David B. Bohl, an independent addiction consultant and licensed clinical substance abuse counselor, is here to share his story with us. David and I discuss his experiences of alcohol addiction and sobriety, how our lives as adoptees are so much more than just our adoption experience, and what is working right now in the recovery field.
Parallel Universes: The Story of Rebirth has been recognized on Adoptee Reading’s Twenty Adoptee-Authored Books Published in 2018. 2018 was a big year for adoptee
I don’t know if things would’ve turned out differently for me, but I know that it took me a long time and a lot of
One of the hottest topics in how society might be about to change, and that is causing a lot of emotion and political upheaval lately,
The science of psychology has been attempting, for years, to classify and identify personality traits that would categorize people—especially those with mental-health issues—and put them
Recently, I attended a Continuing Education Unit (CEU) event on Attachment and Connection, where the facilitator of the program bashed U.S. President Donald Trump and