Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

The Remarkable Power of Loneliness in Addiction Recovery

It can be crippling but also powerful

Photo by Alex Ivashenko on Unsplash

No friends, no job, no sisters, no husband, and no kids. Nearing her 10th year of crippling addiction, my mom found herself as lonely as one could be. When our family’s dog died, she officially lost everyone she loved.

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A. T. Micalizzi

A. T. Micalizzi

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Author. Poet. Teacher. Mental Health Advocate. My life experiences shape my writing. Check out all of my work ➡ https://bit.ly/2UzFIAm