Why is it that there are more men getting and staying sober in the program of AA than women? Why is it that we women seem to have more emotional issues that need addressing than men? Partly we just talk about our issues more, men repress on a much larger scale. Nevertheless we woman that do stay sober are
I was a stripper in Texas and in Florida. What a life. First club I worked at was a place called “Baby Dolls”. I started as a coctail waitress. Little did I know I was being primed for dancing. Oh, it was all my choice. But when a waitress sees the glory and attention that dancers receive with the money…well…that’s all it took for me to decide.
It’s simple to explain why some people immediately get dependent upon opiates or opioids when trying them. Yes, it’s easy for me to finally realize that the normies have something I never did. At least they have something naturally that I had to work for and plead with God to have. A fearless feeling of well being.
The normies apparently have an indwelt sense of well being. They do not suffer from nagging incessant fear. Therefore when a normie does his first drug he gets high alright but he doesn’t get what we addicts get. RELIEF.
If you are an addict who has felt the obsession compulsion and what it feels like to do what you do not want to do then you know the spiritual aspect of addiction. That my friend is the part that is cunning and baffling to most.
Why is it some people get paranoid on really good weed and other’s do not? There is likely more than one reason but I have some spiritual answers to the question.
No one can find the rewind button. Most addicts were emotionally abused as children YET they have no idea what emotional abuse even looks like. Therapy works and so do the 12 steps if done deep, deep. Breath friends, just breath. There’s a light at the end of the tunnel.