• Addictions & the movie Flight

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • December 3, 2012
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    Denzel Washington plays an addicted pilot with exquisite distinction. He demonstrates the powerful grip of addictions & how hard it can be to release yourself. It is painful to watch his bad choices pile up.......while he teeters on the brink of complete self-destruction. You watch the lying almost in admiration… Continue Reading

  • For Parents who Fear Losing their Children to Addictions

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • November 6, 2012
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    This is one of the most terrible things to endure in life. It is absolutely heart breaking to file a report with the cops because¬†your son or daughter has stolen your credit cards. It's hard to say they can't stay with you because they are still using drugs & who… Continue Reading

  • Stopping Addictions Requires Ruthless Honesty

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • September 25, 2012
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    Addictions are all about feeling good fast without any effort; swallow too much booze or pop a pill & float, find porn on the internet instead of messy sex with someone real, gamble, or have sex with strangers because it adds drama to your life. The opposite of all this… Continue Reading

  • The Movie The Fighter: Complicatedness, Addiction & Codependency

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • May 19, 2011
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    This 2010 movie is based on a true story. Mickey Ward is a boxer who has been losing when he allows his management to be left in the hands of his drug addicted brother & controlling mother. It's actually depressing to see his 7 adult sisters lined up on the… Continue Reading

  • What is Recovery? Why Relapse?

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • February 15, 2011
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    Relapse is seductive. Relapse is looking backwards & longing for the comfort of numbing yourself with booze, pills etc. Recovery is a whole lot of hard work. It's very difficult to want to do all that is required. I have always believed the DARE program for school children was not… Continue Reading