Storied Addicts
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The Role Introversion Played In My Drinking Problems

I can be easily overwhelmed and drained by social interactions when sober

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Social incentives

It’s not surprising that when I started to drink in socially acceptable ways, I found it harder to stop than the average person. The problem of having to socialize with large groups was not as much…

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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

James Gordon

MFA in Creative Writing. Enjoys music, writing, and spending time with his wife and son. Writes about mental health, movies, and other topics.

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