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Lessons for Today from AA’s 87 Years

Lessons for Today from AA’s 87 Years by Tom Adams The founding moment for Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) happened on June 10, 1935. Recovering alcoholics and their...

Addictive Eaters Anonymous -3/7/2022

https://www.addictiveeatersanonymous.org/ Addictive Eaters Anonymous Saved Me from the Terrible Shame of Eating Food from Garbage Bins I am glad I found Addictive Eaters Anonymous. I used...

Lois Wilson: An Unsung Hero

You may not know who Lois Wilson is but you should.  She lived 97 years. Fifty-three of those years she was the wife of...

The Hallway

The Hallway by Alison Smela Prior to overcoming addiction to alcohol and unhealthy eating practices, when I experienced some sort of a loss—a job, a relationship,...

How Purpose and Faith Evolve over time – A Broader Lens on Addictions

How Purpose and Faith Evolve over time – A Broader Lens on Addictions By Tom Adams -- A few recent experiences reinforced my restlessness about how all...

Facing Addictions in Families – A Community and Societal Challenge

Facing Addictions in Families – A Community and Societal Challenge by Tom Adams Addictions continue to negatively impact and destroy families. There are lots of possible...

Practical Suggestions for Facing Addictions and Finding Serenity

Practical Suggestions for Facing Addictions and Finding Serenity by Tom Adams The last few weeks I have been marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of...

Treating Depression and Anxiety as Part of the Family Disease of Addiction

Treating Depression and Anxiety as Part of the Family Disease of Addiction by Tom Adams As part of my series on addictions and families, guest writer...

Recognizing the Addiction Family Disease

Recognizing the Addiction Family Disease by Tom Adams Addictions are part of our culture and human experience. Some appear less harmful, like distractions or annoyances. Others...

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