Recovery Is Not Magic (It’s A Process)

The so-called “Talking Heads” on television always act surprised and even offended whenever a prominent celebrity relapses. These “addiction commentators” make rehab and recovery sound like an almost magical process that immediately “cures” people. Usually, they conclude with a statement how sad it is that the particular celebrity struggling with addiction can’t “get it together”… Continue reading Recovery Is Not Magic (It’s A Process)

Moral Failure vs. Responsibility

by Josh Hoe Many people’s heads start to spin when they see me post articles that claim that “Addiction is not a Moral Failure.” I suspect that they think that I am giving absolution to people who commit terrible acts while ‘acting out’ on whatever their addictive substance or behavior is. First, I don’t have… Continue reading Moral Failure vs. Responsibility