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Mommy

Tim is recovering from addiction to sex.  He can look back at his family and see the genesis of his addiction, noticing his father (who had alcohol and rage issues) was notorious for having extra-marital affairs.  Tim’s...

Altered State

Dan admits to being a sex addict.  He would seek sex from prostitutes in New York City four nights a week.  He never had to worry about money, as Dan could hold down a job and keep enough money to spend on sex workers.  Looking...

Transferring the Addiction

Pat was a food addict in recovery when she began drinking.  She spent most of her life overweight and having a severe addiction to food.  She learned to use food to feel comfort whenever she felt rejected or guilty.  Pat ate...

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Frank grew up in Ireland, where he learned to drink. But his drinking grew out of control after moving to New York. He was free of his parents, who were still in Europe. Frank began a life of partying and drinking for days at a...

Party Girl

Lauren had a taste of beer at age six or seven at a July 4th party with family and a friends. She admits to being a curious girl, and even at that young age the alcohol felt good. But by age 14, Lauren would become a regular...

Can’t Spend At All

Justin attends Debtors Anonymous not because he has a debt problem, but because he won’t spend. He would hoard his money out of fear that he might not be able to control his finances.  His refusal to spend money often left him...

A Dollar Sixty-Five

Trish is a personal trainer who earns good money per hour, but would not take on enough work to really have enough money to live the lifestyle she preferred. Credit cards would help make up the difference, maxing out the cards...

Outbursts

Sheila’s anger started in childhood but manifested later in life through postpartum depression. When Sheila was first married, she decided to take on an unwelcome role as mother to her new stepson. She felt as if she needed...

Rage

Alan remembers having trouble controlling his feelings throughout childhood, but there was one moment in the fifth grade when nerves got the better of him; he couldn’t read words of a play aloud. Relentless teasing lead...

Never Made it to the Keg Party

Tom’s first drink was at age sixteen.  At the time. he viewed getting drunk as a rite of passage.  But now, Tom blames his father who to this day is still an active drinker.  Because his dad drank so heavily, Tom  grew up...