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07/18/2013
No Inheritance, But I Got a MAN Speaking from my own experience regarding inheritance, in most cases you are better off leaving it to charity! My husband's parents left everything to his two sisters, both alcoholics. More >>

Tags: AddictionalcoholismCharityDeath of a parentDepressionHealthMental Health
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07/12/2013
How Alcohol Affected My Life Both my parents were alcoholics. My father finally sobered up when the local sheriff gave him a choice between going to jail for fraud or to the state psychiatric facility for 6 months... More >>

Tags: AddictionalcoholismFacilityHealthPersonal ResponsibilityResponsibility
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10/02/2012
Video: Mom Blames Me for Her Problems Just because your parent is no longer an active alcoholic, that doesn't mean they have matured. In this week's video, Trisha wants to know what to do with all her pent-up anger toward her mother who continues to be a troublemaker. More >>

Tags: AddictionAdult Child-ParentAlcoholismBad Childhood - Good LifeBad Childhood-Good LifeFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentHealthMental HealthStress
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05/07/2012
I Never Realized Men Had Feelings My mom's been an alcoholic for 30 years and is 3 times divorced. Dad was good, but absent after they divorced when I was 2 - he supported me financially, but I saw him like 6 times per year. More >>

Tags: AbuseAddictionAdult Child-ParentAlcoholismFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentHealthRead On-AirSpousal abuseThe Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands
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03/07/2012
Delivering Consequences Can Be Tough This week, I had an opportunity to do the right thing with my nephew who has been living with us for the past 21 months. More >>

Tags: AddictionAlcoholismDoing the right thingFamily/Relationships - FamilyHealthPersonal ResponsibilityRelatives
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03/05/2012
Nature vs. Nuture I am a 25 year old newly married 5th grade teacher. I listen to your show at lunchtime while I grade papers. ...I have two stories to share. The first is touching, the second is telling. More >>

Tags: AddictionAlcoholismHealthRaising Boys to MenReal men
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02/27/2012
Don't Make the Same Mistakes I began drinking at age 15. Mom would buy booze for me and my friends to have parties at our house while my dad was at work. I wasn't drinking every day -- just at parties. I graduated high school, and went to work at a bank. More >>

Tags: 10 Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up their LivesAddictionAlcoholismRead On-AirRelationshipsResponse to a CommentTen Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up Their Lives
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02/15/2012
Talking With My Kids About Whitney Houston Leaving my son's basketball game, I gasped along with the rest of the world when I looked at my phone and read the shocking news: "Whitney Houston Dead at 48." My kids were all with me and so they naturally asked, "What?!" of my outburst. More >>

Tags: AddictionAlcoholismHealthParenting
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10/20/2011
Excuses for 'Bad Behavior' I am 1 of 11 children. My Dad was an alcoholic. I have seen things no child should see or live through. I learned from my experience.... MY NEW MOTTO... More >>

Tags: AddictionalcoholismBad BehaviorBehaviorHealth
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10/19/2011
It's Not a Relationship Worth Having This is regarding the caller who worried she'd regret not having a relationship with her mother... I met my birth mother around 10 or 11 and moved in with her (worst mistake of my life). She was a horrible excuse for a mother or even a woman... More >>

Tags: AddictionAdult Child-ParentalcoholismFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentHealthResponse To A Call
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