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"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: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Acoa,Coa,Adult,Children,Of,Alcoholics,Memoir,Alcoholic,Father,Mother,Parents,Alcoholism

Darkness Becomes Me

By Shaniceobrien  (booksie.com)

shey doesn't have a drinking problem-- does he?

Short Story | Updated Mar 3, 2014 | Reads: 60 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Alcoholism,Abuse,Sexuality,Homosexuality,Depression

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

julian_eckhart

Whiskey Conversations

By Julian Eckhart  (booksie.com)

Short poem, it speaks for itself.

Poetry | Updated Feb 12, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Life,Sadness,Alcoholism

In The Pale Light Of Dark

By Dlcannon  (booksie.com)

taken from my book, "This Never Happened Before"

Poetry | Updated Jan 27, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: About,People,&,Jennifer,Cannon,Her,Alcoholism,Recovery,Food,My,Career,Health,Chronic,Paranoid,Schizophrenia

Drip Control

By Dlcannon  (booksie.com)

taken from my book,

Poetry | Updated Dec 17, 2013 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: About,A,Deteriorating,Mind,And,Caffeine,Recovering,Alcoholism

Broken Lust

By Backroadsandbrokendreams  (booksie.com)

We fail to find love in just a series of sad attempts at lust.

Poetry | Updated Dec 16, 2013 | Reads: 19 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Sad,Poem,Poetry,Spoken,Word,Lust,Love,Romance,Teens,Depression,Sorrow,Drunk,Alcoholism,Alcohol

oliviaslater

Honesty

By Oliviaslater  (booksie.com)

I've decided to write a memoir because I'm not sure if my life is interesting.

Short Story | Updated Dec 14, 2013 | Reads: 48 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Non-fiction,Truth,Honest,Non-consent,Love,Life,Story,Hurt,Sadness,Depression,Alcoholism

stranger_in_the_corner

Addiction: A Discussion.

By Stranger In The Corner  (booksie.com)

a discussion of one addiction, and how to get that monkey off your back.

Miscellaneous | Updated Nov 30, 2013 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 4
Tags: Smoking,Alcoholism,Addiction,Non-fiction,Discussion,Drugs

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: 22 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 3
Tags: Domestic,Violence,Abuse,Divorce,Codependency,Codependent,Alcoholism,Alcoholic,Infidelity,Infidelities,Non,Fiction,Memoir

Ev'ry Beast Within

By Dlcannon  (booksie.com)

taken from my book, "Taking Our Sweet Little Time"

Poetry | Updated Oct 29, 2013 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: About,Farm,Animals,&,Substance,Dependence,Santa,Claus,Farmers,Alcoholism,Pacahontas,Drug,Induced,Deaths

kierandoherty

Back From The Abyss: The Autobiography Of A Low-Bottom Alky

By Kierandoherty  (booksie.com)

In Back From the Abyss, Kieran Doherty takes the reader along on the wild ride that was his life. With a voice reminiscent of Pete Hamill’s in A Drinking Life and a childhood as tough as Frank McCourt’s in Angela’s Ashes, he tells his story, full of wit, bravado, and Irish...

Book | Updated Oct 20, 2013 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Ebook,Alcoholism,Cancer,Autobiography,Memoir,Nonfiction

vanessa_telaro

Thanks, I'm All Right

By Vanessa Telaro  (booksie.com)

A young man returns home in an attempt to overcome his alcoholism and reconnect with who he used to be.

Short Story | Updated Oct 14, 2013 | Reads: 31 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Alcoholism,Young,Man,Struggle,Detox

A VIEW FROM HELL

By Bria Miche  (booksie.com)

There is a universal struggle between the mind and spirituality. In this piece, a young Mormon man must evaluate what he truly is as he listens to a blaspheming relation that has claimed to have seen Hell.

Short Story | Updated Sep 21, 2013 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Fiction,Religion,Alcoholism,Hell

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