Addiction is powerful. It is also a disease. Admitting that you are powerless over the urge to partake of an addictive substance on a regular basis is the beginning of finding your way. To freedom. Knowledge is power. If you know that you cannot stop yourself from taking that first drink, snort, pill, or injection-admit it! If you want to stop seek help. Read the following article:

I think admitting to being an alcoholic is a powerful move. It is not a false start, but rather a fresh beginning.

There is an alcoholic in my new novel, “A False Start.” She doesn’t know it. Read the first four chapters at