Guest Post: Stories about being the child of an alcoholic

On Halloween evening, when I was ten, my father pushed my brother down the stairs, breaking his leg. At the bottom of the stairs, not only did my father not help my brother, but he actually injured me as well. While my brother was very visibly injured, I attempted to help him, getting caught between…

Josh Hawley: Women & Freedom Are Porn, Video Game Addiction Causes

When somebody does something idiotic, like hold up his fist in solidarity with a bunch of people who are about to storm the building he works in (which is also one of the most important buildings in the world), you should just label the person a moron and move on it with. I guess that's…

Note to Self: Women May Dress Any Way They Want

I had my first "a-ha!" moment in a while yesterday and since it's been so long since my outlook on something shifted on a dime, I thought it would be important to share. I'm sure most men think the way I did until yesterday and now that I reflect on it, it's embarrassing. Without any…

positive black woman talking to radio host

Podcasting 101: Advice From a Professional Guest

I have been on between 275 and 300 podcasts. That's more episodes than most individual podcasts ever produce. Yet, for the first time the other day, when I was finishing recording a podcast that will come out in November, the host asked what advice I could give him. The host was good, but had some…

couple talking with therapist

Horror Stories: Marriage Counseling is not Addiction Counseling

I hear a lot of out-of-the-ordinary things as a trauma and addiction coach. As a recovering addict and someone who worked through a lot of trauma, my story has its share of drama. No shame and no judgment, but there are so many people who have been through worse than me. Disturbingly worse. The people…