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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. For him, drinking and getting drunk was a rite of passage. He blames mostly his father, who to this day is still an active drinker. But at the time, Tom thought being an alcoholic was...

Easy for a Minor to Obtain

Charlie first started drinking at age 12 and got sober by nineteen. That first drink came in his mother’s kitchen, when he swiped two swigs of vodka. Charlie thought it tastes horrible but within a coupe of weeks he was...

New Year’s Tips When In Recovery

Dorothy is a long-time friend of the show with decades of sobriety under her belt. She comes back today to provide some tips and motivation for the recovering addict who finds himself surrounded by the ceremonial toasts...

International Waters

Eric’s first drink at 18 years of age ushered him into a world of alcohol and all the wonders he thought the drug could bring.  He was on a family cruise, and once the ship entered international waters, Eric was able to buy...

Like Squirrels Gathering Nuts

Mike recounts his first experience with alcohol, as a teenager, when a planned gathering of friends only gathers himself and one other person.  He proceeds to drink all the beer intended for a much larger crowd.  The booze gave...

Couldn’t Even Stay Clean

Mike’s first drink came when he was 12 or 13 years old.  He had no hobbies, played no school sports, and had friends who in retrospect he calls “derelicts.”  Mike follows his friends leads, drinking and abusing...

Lou Gossett, Jr.

In his work as well as his life, acclaimed actor and activist Lou Gossett, Jr. (@LouisGossettJr) has labored to bring people of all races together.   Roots, of course was one of America’s great history lessons, informing the...

Born Alcoholic

Adam was an alcoholic “straight out of the womb.” He was raised by drinkers, especially by a father whose own disease was so far progressed, young Adam swore to himself he’d never end up in such a life. But Adam...

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