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Diary of a Drug Addict by Stephen E Crockett

You see them on street corners, hiding in doorways, furtively watching, waiting for their next fix, selling drugs, or perhaps they have just had a shot.

When you see drug addicts or alcoholics on the streets, or in the dark corners of bars, do you ever wonder why, and how, they became addicted?

What made this person take that particular route through life, and at what stage couldn’t…

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Added by Susan Keefe on March 20, 2017 at 10:06am — No Comments

How to Break the Abuse Cycle

It is an unfortunate circumstance that parents who were abused as children often end up repeating that abusive behavior with their own kids. Most parents don’t abuse their children intentionally, but they may lose control and lash out. Afterwards, they are not sure how to…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on February 16, 2017 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Starting the substance abuse conversation

A few nights ago at dinner (heavy topics always seem to come up at dinner), my son asked me why people would want to smoke. We talked about smoking being bad for people's health and all the negative effects it has. He was able to list a lot of them as we talked, but then he pressed a little further. "But if people know it is bad for them, then why do they start?"…

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Added by Lauren Markman on February 15, 2017 at 6:54am — No Comments

ISSUES

I hope that all of you had a wonderful Christmas. It was a great day that I  was able to spend with my 3 favorite guys (husband, and 2 sons). The 24th on the other hand was a little rough to say the least. Here’s why. On the 23rd, I had to have a dental procedure on one of my front teeth. So, the dentist had to give me several shots of a local anesthetic (some type of novacaine) to numb the area. Later that evening, I said to my husband that it looked like my top lip…

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Added by Angela Alexander on December 27, 2015 at 3:31am — No Comments

STOP AND THINK

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Hey Friends of the Blog! I hope that your New Year is going well so far. It seems like it’s been forever since I’ve blogged. I had some computer issues (that’s why some of you are seeing this blog twice) and a bad case of Blogger’s Block. But leave it to the kids to spark up inspiration

A few days ago, my husband and I heard a noise by our bed at 4:45am. It was the 4 year…

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Added by Angela Alexander on January 24, 2015 at 11:23am — No Comments

Narcissist vs Sociopath Personalities

Recently, I was reading the newspaper and came across Annie's Mailbox.  A reader had questioned about a family member possibly being a Sociopath.  I found the article fascinating, since I was under the belief that my recent ex is a Narcissist.  I decided to do some research to determine which he may be.  



Hopefully this will help others when dealing with a person with similar characteristics. 
From Annie's Mailbox -…
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Added by Ingrid.O'Brien on December 3, 2014 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Husband number one





     ( This was originally a part of my alcoholism blog www.uglysidefilter.blogspot.com . I decided it could be shared here.  Not everyone's family life is perfect, and it may be beneficial for some mother out there to read.)

















Oct. 13, 2014…











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Added by bobbi keener on November 5, 2014 at 10:31am — 2 Comments

"Kids—You Can't Beat 'em."

“Kids-You can’t beat ‘em”, was one of the first logos in 1983, when President Reagan proclaimed April to be the first National Child Abuse Prevention Month. I love the dual meaning of this statement. We can’t be physically aggressive with kids. But equally as important, is the message that there is special value in children. Thirty years later, we continue to promote the value of our children and their families, as well as the fact that every member of the community has a responsibility to…

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Added by Stacy Hladek on April 24, 2014 at 1:22pm — No Comments

"Kids—You Can't Beat 'em."

“Kids-You can’t beat ‘em”, was one of the first logos in 1983, when President Reagan proclaimed April to be the first National Child Abuse Prevention Month. I love the dual meaning of this statement. We can’t be physically aggressive with kids. But equally as important, is the message that there is special value in children. Thirty years later, we continue to promote the value of our children and their families, as well as the fact that every member of the community has a responsibility to…

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Added by Stacy Hladek on April 24, 2014 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Life-ology 101: If All Else Fails, Smile by Michael Soward

Thought provoking reflections on life.

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This story begins in Arkansas with the nine-year-old Michael, and his younger brother, abandoned by their father, living with their strict grandmother who regularly beats them. The family attend church regularly, he discovers at a young age, he has a gift for playing the organ and it is the beginning of a lifelong love of music.

In 1969,after…

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Added by Susan Keefe on November 19, 2013 at 12:34pm — 2 Comments

Spotlight & Excerpt: Break the Chains, by Jay D Roberts, MD (Christian/Memoir)

Title:  Break the Chains

Genre:  Memoir

Author:  Jay D Roberts, MD

Website:  www.jdrobertsmd.com  

Publisher:   Tate Publishing and Enterprises, LLC 

BUY BREAK THE CHAINS…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on October 24, 2013 at 12:04pm — No Comments

6 Ways To Keep Your Children Safe From Sexual Abuse

Millions of children are sexually abused every year. Follow these 6 tips to keep your kids safe.

 have read two powerful articles about child sexual abuse this week. Evolutionary Parenting published an article written by Anonymous about the power of our words and the effects they have when we find out that someone is sexually abusing our child ... you should check it out. The words are…

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Added by Stacy York on September 27, 2012 at 3:24pm — No Comments

How Our Friends Have Helped

Thanks to the generous donations from members of our community, Caring for Kids has been able to help a mother who is a survivor of domestic violence. She has left her soon to be ex-husband and is going to court for custody of her two children. In order to escape the violence and stress of an abusive relationship, she moved and required basic needs items for her new home. Caring for Kids was able to provide her with towels, sheets, hygiene products, kitchen items, and area rugs to furnish…

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Added by The Raise Foundation on September 25, 2012 at 10:09pm — No Comments

Book Review: Call Me Tuesday, by Leigh Byrne

A mother suffering from mental illness.

A little sweet girl who wants nothing more than her mother’s love.

Family members who turn their backs to the blatant horror that is staring them in the face.

Call Me Tuesday was a tough book to read. Based on true events, it is a fictionalized story of what really happened to author Leigh Byrne while…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on September 3, 2012 at 4:22pm — No Comments

Celebrity intoxication and teenage inebriation

Whether it’s Randy Travis’ mug shots splashed across tabloids, news of Amanda Bynes hit-and-run after an earlier arrest for a DUI or community service handed to Miley Cyrus for drunk driving, there is a celebrity battle with substance abuse seemingly everyday. 

Unfortunately teenagers look up to many of…
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Added by Rhonda Talbot on August 22, 2012 at 10:58pm — No Comments

Book Review: Don’t Cry, Daddy’s Here: One Woman’s Journey to Recovery from Incest , by Brinda Carey

Don’t Cry, Daddy’s Here: One Woman’s Journey to Recovery from Incest is a deeply disturbing memoir. At the same time it is an important book, one that offers a strong message of hope and renewal to victims of this terrible crime.

"My decision to write this book came from a deep desire to say, 'You are not alone.' I share some of my memories and some lessons…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on May 7, 2012 at 8:23am — 1 Comment

Honest, Heartfelt Account of a Black American Family

Getting Out of Dodge City, Heading for L.A. on the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe is a short novel that reads like a memoir and that will appeal to those interested in black American history and the dynamics of poor black American families from the early 1800s to the 1960s.

The story begins in 1821 with our narrator talking about the origins of the Atchinson,…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on April 25, 2012 at 6:14am — No Comments

Please to Meet Myself

Raised to believe that a man needed to look after a woman and that, as her mother used to tell her, ‘single women have no status’, Philippa Sklaar felt that any man was better than no man. If a man looked after her, she owed him. So, for financial security and, admittedly, her relationship addiction, Philippa tolerated abuse, became whoever her husband wanted her to be and lost herself along the way. Her book,…

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Added by Audreyvp on March 30, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

As a Parent Have YOU Ever Lost Your Cool?

Have you ever witnessed a parent verbally mistreating their child in public? For me, this is the most uncomfortable feeling ...Until recently I was always confused as to how to respond if at all. For the most part I would try to ignore it while in my mind pray for the…

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Added by denny hagel on February 1, 2012 at 11:29am — No Comments

People Who Live In Glass Houses Shouldn't Throw Stones

As the mother of an 11-year old boy, the news of Jerry Sandusky’s alleged child abuse and the questionable diligence Joe Paterno exercised in reporting the incident  hit close to home.

Needing an outlet for my feelings, I posted the following on my Facebook page immediately after I heard the news:

 I don't care about winning streaks, national titles, or hollow sound bites. That members of the Penn State administration barely raised their hands when faced with eye-witness…

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Added by Stacie Chadwick on January 24, 2012 at 8:57am — No Comments

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