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Boundaries

Self-care is all about healthy choices: choosing how we live and how we are treated by others. Living with addiction puts us at risk in ways we hadn’t imagined. I often moved boundaries around to accommodate others. But when I saw how that was hurting me, I was able to step back and enforce my boundaries. We are not responsible for the chaos. It’s not our fault. I won’t allow it in my house. I’ve often seen this attitude help addicts make different choices for themselves. Boundaries benefit...

Memoir Is More Than Storytelling

Three years ago I authored an award-winning memoir, A Mother’s Story: Angie Doesn’t live Here Anymore, by Maggie C. Romero (pseudonym). Today Denis Ledoux published my thoughts on memoir writing, “Spelunking.” Visit The Memoir Network’s The Memoir Writer’ Blog/The Memoir Professional’s Blog for my recent article....