Bringing Life – Dec 2017 Newsletter

December 1, 2017 at 09:18

His Mansion

“At age 14, I drank alcohol for the first time.  I didn’t have anybody to talk to about anything.  I stuffed it all.  I became even more self-focused, confused, and withdrawn.  I began self-harm.  During high school, I met a man who became my ultimate idol.  Everything he said was truth and he could do no wrong.  I looked to him to have the answers.  After high school, alcohol remained a substitute for truth, but my longing for acceptance led me to selling and smoking pot.  I learned to hide my behavior and maintain my facade or being ‘put together’ as I maneuvered through college.”

Read more of her story here.