Talking to Family About Addiction

Personal Stories

Why I'm Honest With My Son About Being an Addict
It's time to call an end to the secrets and shame.
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I Fear My Daughter Will Become the Alcoholic I Am
I want to keep her safe, but I know that I can't control every aspect of her life.
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My Family and Drug Addiction
We don't discuss addiction in my family. We live it.
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Inspirational Weight-Loss Success Stories
These people did it — and you can, too!
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She Lost 156 Pounds and Got Off Most of Her Meds
'Sometimes I'll even get out my old jeans and put them on. My entire body can fit in one pant leg now!'
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How Rebecca Grafton of My Girlish Whims Inspired Herself to Lose 100 Pounds
'I just shook my booty and had a good time.'
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Watch: 7-Year-Old Challenges Us to Change the Way We Think About Disability in Touching Video
'It's not scary at all!'
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How One Woman Turned Her Weight-Loss Journey Into a Book Deal
'Don't try to overhaul your entire life at once.'
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This Is How My Daughter, Brittany Maynard, Asked Me to Help Her Die
She made me promise to release her from a living hell.
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How Being Diagnosed With Double Depression Saved My Life
A correct diagnosis was just what Bethanne Patrick needed. Here, she shares her story.
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How This Adorable Amputee Cat Is Helping a War Veteran Overcome PTSD
They made each other whole again.
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Inside the Growing Movement of Women Who Wish They'd Never Had Kids
It's unthinkable (and unspeakable), but women everywhere are coming forward to say it.
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This Woman Is Recovering From Three Eating Disorders You've Probably Never Heard Of
What should have been the happiest moments of Brandi Monnier's life turned out to be her biggest triggers.
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Did My Daughter Speak to Me Before She Was Even Born?
After 80 hours of labor, I heard the voice.
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What It's Like to Give Up Artificial Sweeteners for a Month
After sipping on Splenda for over a decade, my maladjusted tastebuds were less than thrilled.
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What It's Like to Be Sued by Your Own Mom
My tale of financial (and familial) woe.
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The EpiPen Price Increase Almost Killed This Woman's Daughter
The life-saving medication's 400% price increase is forcing some families to make a decision that comes with potentially deadly...
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Is There a Doctor On Board?
There's nothing luckier than having an MD in the right place at the right time.
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When Constant Exhaustion Turns Out to Be a Symptom of a Serious Illness
Katie's doctors thought she was just hormonal, but she was actually suffering from an incurable condition.
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After Giving Up Her Favorite High-Cal Cocktail, This Woman Lost 84 Pounds
'Now I have control of my life.'
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