It Hurts

Once, when I was working with a sponsor in AA (Alcoholics Anonymous), we were discussing the concept of the allergy to alcohol. It's the idea that alcoholics develop an allergy to alcohol, brought on by the feared first drink. I could never grasp it back then. I could not bring myself to conceptualize what it … Continue reading It Hurts

Sometimes the World Hurts Too…

I remember growing up and one of the compliments I heard often is that I am conscientious of other people's feelings.  It's something I have always prided myself on being. I always seek to understand people, their view points and make an attempt at empathy.  Along with the depression I have experienced over the past … Continue reading Sometimes the World Hurts Too…