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Is Alcoholism a Disease?

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Is alcoholism a disease? In my experience, people like to consider it a serious problem which plagues sufferers and those around them. But I’ve encountered resistance to the idea that alcoholism is a disease. Many people don’t like to group alcoholics with people who suffer cancer, degenerative diseases and so on.   It seems to […]

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6 Best Ways To Stop Drinking Alcohol On Your Own

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Ever wonder how to stop drinking alcohol on your own? This post is for a drinker who wants to quit. What I mean is, it’s not exactly for a capital-A alcoholic who is in desperate need of rehab. It’s for someone who is ready to quit on his or her own. It is important that […]

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Tried And Tested Methods On Dealing With An Alcoholic Husband

Dealing With An Alcoholic Husband

Tried and tested methods on dealing with an alcoholic husband: this post is for the spouse of an alcoholic. The best thing I want to communicate is just that even though it’s natural for you to feel imprisoned, you do have options. Acknowledging the options as options will make you feel better and will organize […]

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Truth about alcohol’s damaging effects on the brain

Today’s topic is separating fact from fiction: what is true about alcohol’s damaging effects on the brain. I’m going to tear down myths about alcoholism and the brain, while highlighting the true- and often troubling- realities that are associated with drinking and the brain. Fact: Booze Can Damage Memory. I’m nothing if not a researcher: […]