Latest Posts from Brian Brewington

How I Realized I Had a Problem

How I Realized I Had a Problem

I always knew there was a problem, I just thought, it was everyone else – but not me. If I had a problem, it was with your problem ....

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How I Manage Social Situations

How I Manage Social Situations

One of the first things you’re taught in recovery is to accept what you can’t change, and you’ll never be able to change the actions, words, or principles ...

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What I Wish People Knew About Substance Abuse

What I Wish People Knew About Substance Abuse

If I never again have the debate about whether addiction/alcoholism is a choice or disease, it'll be too soon. Especially considering I see from both sides ...

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How Substance Abuse Affects Family Relationships

How Substance Abuse Affects Family Relationships

I'll speak generally here, because the lessons I've learned from my near 35 years of experience are mainly universal, and not necessarily from within ...

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How Addiction and Alcoholism Affected My Romantic Relationships

How Addiction and Alcoholism Affected My Romantic Relationships

I’m going to go a little bit deep on this one, as it is personally a quite timely piece for me to be writing, and it very much hits home ...

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Coming to Terms With My Condition

Coming to Terms With My Condition

Acceptance, in the recovery community, is more of a verb than a noun. At least for anyone serious about committing to truly changing their lives, it requires...

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