Tag: alcohol-abuse

Glamorous and Cool

My beautiful AuntieSo glamorous and coolWherever she went guys noticed and drooledBut she didn’t seem to realiseShe looked at herself with critical eyesLacking confidence she started to drinkalcohol… It made things better for her she’d think When I was younger she traveled all over the worldShe went to places like SingaporeI’d listen enthralledShe bought us

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The Simplicity of How This Mom Finally Stopped Drinking

Woman in house

The image at the beginning of this post is literally how I used to feel. I used to feel trapped in the domesticity that I had chosen. I was a vibrant, active, loving wife and mom. Like many of my friends, I had my children after becoming established in my career. My daughter was born

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Alcohol Use is a Spectrum

Galaxy

Alcohol is a bully to many of us. Let’s not bully each other. A “Alcoholic” is an unhelpful L label for people and it C causes a lot of upset. When trying to O overcome many obstacles and H heal their lives, people feel almost O Ostracized, why should that be? L Lots of people

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Family Legacy

When did the party cease to be?Fun times,laughs,friends with me  There came a time I crossed a line That linethat was to change my life A life that was sadwhen I care to admit A child so scared who didn’t fit Family secrets never told Parents slowly growing old  A mother tornand broken inside The loss of a childthat she chose to

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