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Becky Doyle
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The science behind our obsession with social media is fascinating. 

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If you can buy #Starbucks, you can donate a few bucks to keep Wikipedia free and online. #keepitfree #wikipedia #donate

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A fish, a bird, and a monkeybar.
Walking down the street I sensed that my life was about to change...drastically. To an onlooker, I was just a young woman who seemed to be having a bad day. Tears rolled down my cheeks and my pale face was pink from fighting back tears.  Sobriety had been f...

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Listen for the Similarities, not the Differences
Obviously, a guy who rode a tricycle to a detox is an addict. Clearly, the chick whose daughter caught her passed out in a car from an overdose has a problem.  And the veteran who downs a fifth every single day needs some help. ...but me? I'm just a lonely ...

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What I was like
“How does someone like you become an alcoholic?” Growing up I was warned about the dangers of alcohol, but I
also believed the lies of addiction.  Alcoholics
were supposedly weak, unintelligent, and lazy people. Those words didn’t
describe me, so I thought ...

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You might be an alcoholic if...
1. Your friends have ever had to close out your bar tab for you because you passed out in a bathroom stall.  2. You are relieved after you puke because that means you can drink EVEN MORE. 3. You pre-game before the pre-game ... and maybe you top things off ...

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Are you lookin' at me?!
I once had a job where I felt like my boss was always talking down to me. He'd start all meetings with what felt like a grade-school  level summary about why we were there. Every facet was described in painstakingly explicit detail. 15 minutes later...or so...

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When you forget to wear pants to work...
A new teacher in Wagoner, OK was found sitting in an empty classroom on Monday, wearing no pants and smelling of alcohol.   Note:  The comments posted to articles on this event are on the whole - appalling. While I expected to see criticism about what she d...

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The Missing Piece of my Heart
For as long as I can remember, I have struggled with the notion of love.   For reasons unbeknownst to me, I always thought that it had to be earned. So when my parents said, "We're so proud of you - you did a great job," or, "I love you, honey," I didn't be...

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Will I EVER be Happy Again?!
Early sobriety sucks.  Memories of my first 90 days in sobriety are sufficient motivation for me to not pick up a drink. I don't know if I would be willing to walk through that torturous emotional hurricane again.  In the first three weeks, I woke up with p...
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