Surviving Christmas With A Crackhead

We all know that the holidays are awkward enough for some families, but they can be unbearable when you’re forced to share the cranberry sauce with an active addict. Just in case I’m not the only one who’s had their relative’s probation officer on speed dial during Christmas prayer; I’ve listed a few tips for Surviving the Holidays with a Substance Abuser:

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How Death Trumped All Of My First World Problems

In the blink of an eye everything that you’ve ever complained about can become meaningless and trivial. It’s in that moment when you find yourself wishing for the small hurdles of traffic jams and shitty ex-boyfriends. Manageable shit—the “quick fixes” in life. This is also when you realize that your life will never be simple again. My moment occurred six weeks ago when I received…

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