And they’re always glad you came…
Funny, because nobody there knows my full name. I’m talking about the big A word: Anonymous. 12-step recovery programs. Whoa, plural? Yes, plural.
I’ve been going to Gambler’s Anonymous for almost a year now. And I’ve been going to an “Anon” group for a few months now. That’s the other side of addiction — being affected by someone else’s addiction.
I don’t even know how many people read this anymore, but just saying that out loud is huge for me… and really hard.
“I am only as sick as my secrets.” And I feel like I’ve been keeping these things secret. (I know I posted about GA here once before, but still)
Because I still feel so.much.shame. About both these issues.
So, that’s all I’ve got for now.