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Train Of The Drunk

Standing at the railway crossing, I am out of control as the train of the drunk approaches. The disease of alcoholism is the flagman.  I don’t realize his alluringly, addictive ...
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When Alcoholism is Treated as a Disease

“Whether I or anyone else accepts the concept of alcoholism as a disease doesn’t matter. What matters is when alcoholism is treated as a disease, those who suffer from it are ...
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Finding Peace Talking To Others

Sometimes talking with others, whether one person or a group, can create feelings of anxiety. Will they like me? What will they think? Will they judge me? Reject me? Make fun of me? The ...
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“Hated”

I hated drunks, then I became one. I hated porn, but I eyeballed it. I hated overweight, and I became overweight. I hated the know-it-all, because I knew it all. I hated people who ...
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“Walking Through Hell and Finding Your Way Out”

When parents walk through the hell of drinking, drugging, anxiety or depression, they take their children with them. Get help for all of you now. Alcoholism, depression, anxiety and ...
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“Behold”

“Behold, I stand at the door and knock.” Today I stand at the  door of life … knocking. Cold, tired, broken from life. The door opened, and there is my God of Understanding ...
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Good Day to All

Good Day to all my friends in my Life, Today has been a trying day for me, I am going to the new Highland for Treatment. I must be honest with you all, I am going to  be treated for ...
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Recovery

What is recovery? What Recovery to me is … Discovery.  A new life, not just for me, but for all I will touch in my path to a wonderful state of mind and well-being. Dave Gaber http://www.facebook.com/GaberDave

Welcome from Dave Gaber

Hi all, “Brave Enough To Live” is a new blog and community manifested by three great friends. We invite you to stand with us as we all move forward together through alcoholism, ...