The Perfect Disguise
Cultures and in fact groups follow a moral code for fitting in. From the military to a hunting club to a family’s social gatherings, each group has its own way of fitting in. Even if one were trying to fit in as a drug addict . In the South, camo is practically a must have; engrained into the DNA.
The Distance Caused by Addiction
One of my earliest memories was when my dad took me to see my grandmother at my aunt and uncle's house. She gave me my first beer. I was three years old.…
Schools are out, people are leaving on vacations and there will be a lot of swimming and fun in the sun. During these months, alcohol consumption increases and can result in a summer specific side effect of drinking alcohol.
Preventing a Lost Life
Suicide doesn't just effect the person themselves, but those who are left behind, especially when there are children involved. I lost my dad to suicide when I was 11 years old and, yes, my dad was an alcoholic. Two weeks after my dad committed suicide, my uncle did as well....
Playing with My Life
Over the years video games have literally played their way into millions of lives. As a past gamer myself, I know how easy it is to get caught in the game. It's a rush of adrenaline. You don't want to step away. It's late and you are sleepy, but you still want to keep playing.
The smell of home cooking, the sound of young innocent voices. The sound of mom and dad talking about old memories and the warm feeling of love and hopefulness in the air.