Posts tagged "recovery"

On The Unhappy Anniversary Of My Rape

At the exact time that I’m writing this (8:30 a.m. ), on this exact day two years ago, I was reporting my rape. It had happened after midnight on March…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 10, 2015 - 1:00 pm

The Soapbox: Railing Against AA Does A Disservice To Those Trying To Get Sober

This post was originally published on After Party Chat and republished with permission.

We’ve all got at least one Facebook friend who just can’t stand Alcoholics Anonymous…

Melissa Petro | December 13, 2014 - 12:00 pm

On Dylan Farrow, Being Triggered & Dealing With Trauma

I woke up the morning after feeling irritated, a clutching pain behind my eyes. Alert, but not wanting to do anything. There it was, that vague feeling of dis-ease, a…

Melissa Petro | February 4, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: I’m Not A Recovering Alcoholic But I Act Like One

“She doesn’t drink,” my Mom said when someone offered me a glass of champagne at my sister’s wedding last summer.

“Mom!” I hissed. “Can you say ‘She doesn’t…

Jennifer Garam | January 20, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Eminem Costars With Rihanna, Megan Fox, And Dominic Monaghan In “Love The Way You Lie”

Eminem has a new video featuring the latest track off his Recovery album, “Love the Way You Lie.” The mini-movie stars actress Megan Fox and actor Dominic Monaghan

Susannah Breslin | August 6, 2010 - 12:10 pm