Just Say No

Say you're out with the girls, on vacation with drinking friends, at a dinner party or work function where alcohol is featured... what do you say when you're offered a drink? Most likely, the people you are with have seen you drink - many times - and will be puzzled (possibly to the point of … Continue reading Just Say No


Coming Out

One of the things that confounds me most about alcoholism is its secrecy. Historically, Alcoholics Anonymous was "it" as far as recovery - and secrecy is a cornerstone of that organization. Some speculate that this secrecy has created a stigma for people with alcohol issues - if you're an alcoholic, you're a drunk, a deadbeat, … Continue reading Coming Out