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There is a fine line between being generous, and giving so much OF yourself that you have nothing left to give TO yourself. And that can be dangerous in many ways. One of several stories of growing up with an alcoholic mother. by Refocus On Being

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Detachment for Surviving Addiction

Detaching is about self care. In 12 step recovery, learning to detach can be a life saver when living with an addict or alcoholic. Learn the steps it takes to detach with love and save your sanity.

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) Two brothers, one an alcoholic (Paul Newman) who resents his devoted wife (Elizabeth Taylor), visit their dying millionaire father (Burl Ives) in the South.

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My shot days aren't what they used to be, but this is fun! // For the bartender in you

How To Make 30 Different Kinds Of Shots In One Handy Infographic

My shot days aren't what they used to be, but this is fun! // For the bartender in you

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St. Germain and Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail

St. Germain and Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail is just what you need to ring in the new year. Just a few ingredients, and you're all set!

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"My mother is bipolar and my father is an alcoholic and an addict. He takes what he pleases and he offers nothing. No money, no support. I’ve done what I could to help raise my siblings. I wish I could’ve done more. I’m not asking for your pity or your admiration. I just want to be able to give these kids everything that they deserve because they’re great kids. And they deserve better."

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Image comes from an article written by a Christian woman who is married to an abusive alcoholic. She really presents a wonderful view of what life is like in her very difficult situation.

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