How I Learned To Respect My Alcoholism.

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By Megan Camille

Original Source: elephantjournal.com

Alcoholism: “Turn Around, Don’t Drown.”

I was born and raised in Central Texas, where every year there is a threat of flash flooding. Flash flooding is the leading cause of weather-related deaths in Texas.

As little as six inches of water can float vehicles and the passengers inside to their demise. I was educated from an early age that if you encounter a flooded road, “Turn Around, Don’t Drown.” Never try to walk, swim, or drive through swift water. I was taught to respect the force of water and what it has the power to do.

Then, I encountered alcoholism. I dipped my toeclick here to continue reading

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