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According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary: Accountability: The quality or state of being accountable; an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one’s actions. When I think of accountability, I like to think of the word liability...

As addicts, we tend to be a specific person, depending on the people we are around.  For example, we tend to act one way around family, around way around friends and a different way around co-workers. These are a few of the Different Personalities we...

In part one I discussed how my parents praying for me throughout my addiction made an impact. Another miraculous thing about being a praying family member of a drug addict is that your prayers can bring the addict to prayer.  One day, while I was about...

Are you in over your head, overwhelmed and stressed, at your wits end ready to give up trying to help a loved one and their addiction?  Are you at a loss trying to figure out what to do next or come up with another solution...

You're overwhelmed. Life is going on all around you and suddenly crisis happens. You're faced with a problem. Ever been there? You don’t need to have experience in addiction or have had to battle with a family member in addiction in order to understand the nature of...

The black sheep: an outsider, the outcast, the loser, odd man out, the one left out, odd ball… Do you or your family see you or think of you as the black sheep of the family? My parents are divorced and I grew up with two step-brothers....

“Addicts Love for Drugs.” Addicts are so in love with their drugs that it becomes their only love.  When I was an addict, the feeling I got when I had the drug in my hand or in my body reminded me of that “tingling sensation” a...

“Your mom lets you smoke in the house?”  My friend asked me while we lit up a joint in my room. “Of course she does, I just have to put a towel under the door and open the windows; she hates the smell….” as I started...

Meth is a stimulant drug that causes the central nervous system to be alert and the individual to be on the move. The growing popularity in the United States and in the world of meth is creeping upon us and even in the places it...