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…




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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