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14 Things I Believe About Myself and My Alcoholism

February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

There was a time when I thought my opinion was gold, that I should tell everybody my thoughts and stances on everything all the time. That ship has mostly sailed, but sometimes it’s nice to know where somebody is coming from and the belief systems that govern their world. With that in mind, I have…

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