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Flight

By Moaminab  (booksie.com)

It's not easy to fly, when you have tonnes worth of alcohol weighing you down.

Short Story | Updated Jul 24, 2014 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Fight,Flight,Alcoholic,Fear,Courage,Bravery

My Name Is Gemma Kendall

By Ecole93  (booksie.com)

My Name is Gemma Kendall is a short story written in first person, present tense. It is a piece of literary fiction which focuses on dark themes such as bullying, depression, alcoholism and crime. The story is written as a stream of consciousness; the narrator’s thoughts and opinions are...

Short Story | Updated Jul 14, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Crime,Arson,Fire,Female,Protagonist,First,Person,Present,Tense,Literary,Fiction,Boyfriend,Drugs,Alcohol,Alcoholic,Alcoholism,Mother,Parent,Relationship

nikkicz17

The Sounds Of Silence: A Preview

By Nikkicz17  (booksie.com)

A peek at the book I have been writing about my dad who passed away as a result of alcoholism. It is a full length book but as of yet, unfinished. I am releasing this as a short story to help get over my fear of completing it and letting others read it.

Short Story | Updated Jun 2, 2014 | Reads: 185 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Father,Alcoholic,Addiction,Family

Heros Fall

By Pixley James  (booksie.com)

A short essay I wrote as the result of some emotional turmoil. A journal entry if you will.

Essay | Updated Apr 10, 2014 | Reads: 59 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Childhood,Family,Father,Daughter,Alcoholic

crustyrolls

Bottles

By Crustyrolls  (booksie.com)

A poem I wrote about living with an alcoholic parent. I hope that you feel the emotions I tried to pour into this poem. Thanks for reading my work!

Poetry | Updated Apr 6, 2014 | Reads: 69 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Abuse,Domestic,Violence,Alcohol,Alcoholic,Childhood

mary_kate_decraene

"No One Said Life Was Fair" How Bumpy Got His Name And Other Brief Encounters With The Criminally Inept, The Emotionally Bankrupt And The Sobriety Challenged Members Of My Somewhat Twisted Albeit Lo

By Mary Kate Decraene  (booksie.com)

In March, 1995 an emergency room doctor told Dad he only had twelve hours to live if he did not have his leg amputated. He refused to have the surgery. As my sisters and I sat helplessly in the waiting room at Cook County Hospital pondering his fate I could not help but wonder, “How the...

Book | Updated Mar 20, 2014 | Reads: 25 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Acoa,Coa,Adult,Children,Of,Alcoholics,Memoir,Alcoholic,Father,Mother,Parents,Alcoholism

Rum And Resilience

By Kahliarose  (booksie.com)

This is the first part of a writing series I am working on that basically involves looking into the dark parts of my past and then closing the door on them. A kind of self-therapy exercise, if you will.

Poetry | Updated Mar 2, 2014 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Alcoholism Alcoholic Father

alexa_peach

Free At Last

By Alexa Peach  (booksie.com)

In the life of Cassandra, a young girl forced to take care of her drug addict mother.

Short Story | Updated Dec 8, 2013 | Reads: 107 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Crime,Drugs,Drug,Dealing,Dealer,Teens,Teenager,Illegal,Alcohol,Alcoholic,Abuse

Hung Over

By Jon Lindsey  (booksie.com)

Refer to title.

Poetry | Updated Nov 23, 2013 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Alcoholic,Hang,Over,Drinking,Depression,Lonely,Hung

optimysticynic

The Man In Your Place

By Optimysticynic  (booksie.com)

You drank again I saw it in your eyes A dark shadow passed And you were gone Leaving me alone with him

Poetry | Updated Nov 13, 2013 | Reads: 23 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 5
Tags: Love,Alcoholic,Alcoholism

mylilsaab

THE POWER OF ADDICTED LOVE

By Mylilsaab  (booksie.com)

Prior to the life I now live, I was married to a drug addict and alcoholic for fourteen years. The dysfunction and emotional pain took me for the biggest ride of my life. I was able to overcome this pain but it didn't come without a price. This book is about my personal journey and the...

Book | Updated Nov 12, 2013 | Reads: 27 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 3
Tags: Domestic,Violence,Abuse,Divorce,Codependency,Codependent,Alcoholism,Alcoholic,Infidelity,Infidelities,Non,Fiction,Memoir

tosnu

The Last Night

By Tosnu  (booksie.com)

A story of despair, fear, and emotional abuse... Living with an alcoholic

Short Story | Updated Sep 23, 2013 | Reads: 74 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Depression,Abuse,Alcohol,Alcoholic,Suicide,Despair,Sin,God,Overdose,German,Shepherd,Life,Trust

It's Coming

By Sirena Holderman  (booksie.com)

A story about my father, everythings true exept i have changed our names. thank you for reading!:)

Short Story | Updated Jul 30, 2013 | Reads: 86 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 3
Tags: Alcoholism,Father,Alcoholic

juggernaut

The Death Of Servant Maid

By Juggernaut  (booksie.com)

The death of servant maid brought back memories to Juggernaut.

Short Story | Updated Jul 27, 2013 | Reads: 21 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Servant,Toddy,Palms,Alcoholic,Drink,Coconuts,Mud,Houses,Peacocks

Alcoholic

By Jb Malone  (booksie.com)

Just popped into my head like most ideas... Try and read it with almost a marching band rhythm!

Poetry | Updated Jun 10, 2013 | Reads: 28 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: Beer,Wine,Poem,Funny,Haha,Humor,Comical,Alcoholic,Drinking

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