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Dave Gahan used to tell people to enjoy the silence, and it stuck.
We don’t want to tell people our problems. We don’t want to share. We don’t want to be vulnerable. We don’t want to appear weak, pathetic, and a waste of fucking space.
He raped me.
He touched me.
She beat me.
She shouted at me.
I hate the way I look.
I hate the way I feel.
I can't quiet the cacophony of drivel banging on in my mind.
And without anyone to speak to we reach for the bottle hoping that everything will vanish when we wake up, puke rising, head bouncing, eyes streaming.
But these things don’t vanish.
They are always there; they will always be there.
The people at Strive all felt like this at one time or another. Some of them listened to the Alcohol & Addiction Podcast, and read blog posts for a year before they decided to join Strive and begin to change their lives.
Take your time.
The Truth About Alcohol
We Are Not Alcoholics, And we Refuse to be Anonymous.
A donor who believes in our work has paid for 20 training courses to help people quit alcohol. The first course is full, but there are slots available for the second course running Jan 2018 - March 2018. Email me at [email protected] if you are interested.
How We Quit Alcohol
We serve and share at The Strive Community Forum
We listen to The Alcohol & Addiction Podcast & Alcohol Monologues
We educate ourselves at The Truth About Alcohol: Helping You Quit & Finding Meaning & Purpose Through The Art of Story
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