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Before I was a writer, I was a DICM (Drug and Alcohol Intensive Case Manager). I worked with people who were addicted and attempted to remove barriers that stood in the way of their recovery.

Rarely did I work with a person new to addiction. Most of my adult clients were chronic abusers. People who were in and out of jail and in and out of rehab. Those people whose families no longer answered the phones or unlocked the doors.




Everyone has a story to tell, probably many more than one. Tell Your Story is home for the best creative nonfiction and personal essays on Medium, stories from the heart that help us all understand a little bit more about ourselves and the world around us.

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Molly Carter

Molly Carter

I’m a professional writer and intimacy coach. Just out here in the world, helping people have more fun and experience more pleasure in life.

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