I always wished I were one of those kids who knew what to expect when they came home from school. They knew their parents were at work, or doing something normal like grocery shopping or relaxing. They could invite friends over without the unspoken anxiety of what they may walk in on.
But that wasn’t my life.
Instead, I was born into a family beaten down and held hostage by addiction, that would one day be ransomed and set free. Read More
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Freedom from active addiction.
What an amazing gift.
I’m just checking into my suite at the Atheneum Hotel in downtown Detroit, which was a literal gift, but that’s a different story. To recognize my freedom from active addiction —that is the greatest gift! Read More
“And I will try to fix you.” —Coldplay
I don’t think any of us sets out with this purpose in mind —this purpose of fixing someone.
If we look further back, the fixing begins with loving someone. Read More
I have been the wife of an addict.
I have been the addict. Read More