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Alcoholism & Family
Alcoholism & Family

“Alcoholism has an effect on everybody around the person suffering from it. This is especially true for a family.” says William Belle in the Ole! Times. In his article, which recounts his own struggle with alcoholism and (for the moment) sobriety, he provides statistics about how pervasive the problem is: According to a 2002 survey […]

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Is it Possible to Overcome Alcoholism?
Is it Possible to Overcome Alcoholism?

Over 16million Americans suffer from alcoholism, based on US census data. That’s about twice the population of New York City. The problem is also widespread in Canada and other countries as well. It doesn’t help that alcohol advertisers constantly remind those struggling with alcohol about their problem and tempting them to abandon their attempts to […]

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Drinking Affects More than Just You
Drinking Affects More than Just You

Alcoholism or drug abuse affects more than just the person who is abusing. This is a terrible truth to learn first-hand, but can be the impetus to change. In this video, a man struggles to make changes in his life while continuing to deal with the demons of his past. Can you relate to this […]

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Influencing Your Child To Drink?
Influencing Your Child To Drink?

Youth who drink before age 15 are four times more likely to develop alcohol dependence than those who begin drinking at age 21, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. But studies have found that taking an active approach parents can reduce the chances their kids will drink. How do you approach […]

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From Depression to Joy
From Depression to Joy

This is the story of a changed life, as told to Power to Change Ministries Troubles; unmanageable crises; spiritually and emotionally immature; alcoholism; prescription pill abuse; sexual problems and insanity; this was me. I came from a dysfunctional home, and was adopted into a dysfunctional home. Alcoholism was prevalent in both homes. I was sexually […]

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I feel my kids blame me for the breakup of our family
I feel my kids blame me for the breakup of our family

I left my alcoholic husband over 5 years ago and have remarried to a wonderful man whom my children like. However, I sometimes feel that my children who are 33, 32 and 30 still blame me for the breakup of our family. I have prayed, but things are not getting better. Thank you for listening […]

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I am dating a former alcoholic
I am dating a former alcoholic

One year ago in August I lost my husband to a heart attack. I had no desire to date or even to get involved with anyone. I have 2 children (girls) ages 12 and 17, and a home based business of my own. My computer was struck by lighting and in the process of getting […]

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“Pop”
“Pop”

I had a grandfather who stepped into my life at the very moment the Arrows were about to take over, during the years my father was engulfed in the sinister battle we call alcoholism. Trained as a civil engineer, my father fell into a career in sales just when the US Army glutted the market […]

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Absolute Forgiveness: Sue’s Story
Absolute Forgiveness: Sue’s Story

Oh no, not again. Sue screamed in her mind as David stumbled in drunk. I can’t take this anymore. Sue’s heart beat faster as the anger inside her bubbled up reaching the point of explosion. Grabbing his white button down shirt, Sue ripped it open and began beating on his chest with both fists screaming […]

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Demands of a Youth
Demands of a Youth

This is the story of a changed life, as told to Power to Change Ministries I was rescued from a horrible life of drugs, alcoholism, and crime at the age of 7. I’m sure that that is the direction my life would have headed were it not for my parents and grandmother who told me […]

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