The alcohol was whispering lies into her ear, far louder than my voice as I pleaded with her to stop. She began buying wine by the cases and drinking the vast majority of entire bottles of vodka in a sitting. The alcohol told her that she’s strong enough to control her drinking and control the alcohol. Then it congratulated her on her strength in only drinking when she wanted because, clearly, she could stop at any time.
Kind Words 4/17/20
a former student of mine (now social media friend) sent me a text message saying, “Thanks for sharing your story over the years, by the way. It’s taught me a lot about remaining humble and being thankful.”
A Slower Recovery 4/5/20
These corporations, no doubt hoping to rapidly gear back up, will discover that their own “self-regulating” policies will basically prevent this from happening.
If you’re a friend, if you’ve been trampled on an abused, know that you have an ally. You’re not alone