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What it’s Like to Have An Addict Detox for a Year in your Home

Reflecting on almost a year of living simultaneously in my home and a make-shift rehab.

Photo by Joel Overbeck on Unsplash

In this quiet suburban neighbourhood, my neighbours didn’t realize that there was an alcoholic living in my guest room for close to a year. And he was detoxing for the first time in 10 years.

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Gillian Sisley

Gillian Sisley

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Professional online writer. Tea drinker. Committed optimist. Writing about life, relationships, & travelling the world for 1 year!✈️🌍