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In 1986, Trevor finds himself struggling with his addiction of gambling. His wife, Mary, discovers that he has been using the money they saved for their wedding to go gambling. She then confronts him and gives him an ultimatum; quit gambling, or cancel their wedding. Read More
Maria Rosario was used to being behind pop stars like Lana Del Rey, Ariana Grande, and most recently VALÉRIO: a humble hunk selling out stadiums and taking Latin music charts by storm. After his international tour, a critical tabloid and drama at his family-owned record company send Rio reeling for… Read More
Addiction is a fiction novel about a family of 4 (mom, dad & identical twin girls) that fall into a life of addiction. The 4 of them all struggle with different types of addictions, ie. drugs, alcohol, gambling, etc. Join them on their journey to sobriety, and grow with each… Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 26, 2020

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The Booksie Classic House

Climbing the atmosphere Read More

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This is a story of how I found love and had to fight for it, through addiction and poor choices, to the life I live today. Read More
Will a demonic force succeed in destroying mankind with a lethal pestilence or can an ex-marine rise up and overcome his addiction to save humanity? Read More

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Masterfully written, Warner, the artist behind the 2006 "Turbo Twang" country line dance phenomenon, drops the mic, and does so loudly with his first-hand account of his personal journey into stardom, from his humble hometown in Vermont to the major labels of Nashville's recording industry. Never one to mince words,… Read More
Food is necessary for life. When food and eating becomes a compulsive disorder food becomes a toxin . Read More
a poem about receiving help but knowing you will only push it away and reject it. Read More

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Moonrise provides no relief Read More
It is with great sadness that I tell you that this is a true story. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 25, 2020

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Following on from themes of pointed psychosis, I have tried to merged drug addiction with sex addition - metaphorically speaking at least. Sex, love and lust are such powerful motivators/emotions to the human psyche it seemed natural to compare them with the sort passions a drug addict has for their… Read More

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Conversation between addiction counselor and client. Not all addictions are drug-related. Language warning. Read More

Poem / Romance

June 15, 2020

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The Booksie Classic House

I can't wait until our lips meet Read More
You cannot save someone who doesn't want to be saved. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Talk to me when.. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

These thoughts I'm craving are unwanted Read More
This poem 'Killing the weeds' written by me i want these words to be spoken by thee Bring some light to all your friends by helping helping them in killing their own dead ends Read More
Oliver becomes crueler as his addiction to human blood gets worse. Roy decides to embrace nihilism in the face of misfortune. Sheffield and Tricia negotiate with Charlie to rent the land he owns for the new Davie's Sports Bar. Kelly struggles with her magics. Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 14, 2020

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The Booksie Classic House

Gave everything to you Read More
This short story of many to come depicts where my downfall begins as a child. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

I have seen the damage that addiction does to the addicted; to their family and friends. I can’t say I know how it feels to be addicted but I know how it feels to care about somebody who is. Read More

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this is my first writing, in farsi, my native language, i like writing specially about bizarre subjects Read More

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The All Star Story Writers House

Jack's life spirals out of control, is he a victim or a fool? Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

One of the best ways to help someone in a deep addiction is to show them something better. Read More
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