When I was in my early twenties I started thinking a lot about the law, paying taxes, and how society functions. I had a lot of troubling thoughts about it, in fact. I remember thinking something…Continue
Sven Andersson has not received any gifts yet
After my last blog post I was asked to explain how I managed to quit using controlled substances. I was going to save this story for later, but I believe now is a good time for it as well.
At the end of my unillustrious career in NA, which was plagued by mental anguish of hellish proportions and frequent relapses into drug use, I came to the conclusion that something was horribly wrong. I wasn't quite certain what it was, but I almost knew it had something to do with…Continue
Almost none of the people who may read this know it, but I am a former drug addict. I've been off controlled substances for many years now.
This post isn't really about me, however. Its about NA and AA, and the so-called twelve step program. But since what I'm about to write is based partly on my own experiences, I'm almost forced to talk a bit about myself to begin with.
I started using…Continue