Tag Archives: stages of life

Restorative Sanity, daily reflection Feburary 2

I didn’t think I was crazy. I just thought I drank too much.  Until, in those last weeks, I thought I’d honestly lost my mind.  I became terribly unable to control myself.  Not, simply, how much I drank once I started drinking, but everything.  I knew what I wanted, what I meant, what and why […]

Does Alcoholism stunt maturity?

In clinical understanding and recovery common knowledge it’s said alcoholics stop maturing at roughly the time addiction takes hold.  A man who starts drinking alcoholically at the age of 19, say, will react to the trials and glories of life as a 19 year old would, even when he’s a 70 year old codger.  Alcoholism exercises some psychic freeze […]