I am honored that ASRC – Adoption Search Resource Connection – has published my essay Becoming Yourself as an Adoptee. Please read the entire essay here at
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