Storied Addicts
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Storied Addicts

Learning From My Many Alcohol Relapses — In Dreams

The burden of sobriety brings with it recurrent dreams, where the unconscious keeps wanting to drink and use.

Mentally giving in while unconscious

I seem unable to quit drinking for more than several months at a time— in my imagination, while asleep. This…

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This publication focuses on stories about alcohol, drug, and other debilitating addictions, cherishing honesty and courage from its writers. Stories from addicts about other subjects, such as co-occurring mental health issues are also welcome.

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James Gordon

Works full-time as a technical writer. MFA in Creative Writing. Blogs about movies, mental health, relationships, and other topics. Plays piano as a passion.