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True Stories of Inspiration & Transformation
She Never Knew He Gambled - Steppin Out Radio
Dec 14 • 36 min
Andy is a compulsive gambler. His game of choice was poker, but he would gamble on anything he could. And all he would do is lose money. He barely if ever won. Andy’s legitimate creditors – namely the bank – would often call his house, speaking with him…
Family Bar - Steppin Out Radio
Dec 14 • 38 min
Michelle’s first drink alone was at age 11. Her family home was complete with a bar that was never locked. She came home from school one day and found an open bottle of wine in the kitchen fridge, and so she tasted it. She felt guilty about taking the…
Teenage Sneaky Drinker - Steppin Out Radio
Dec 13 • 37 min
Jenn returns to re-tell her story of teenage alcoholism. She had her first drink in her first week of her freshman year in High School, but she had wanted to drink for a long time leading up to it. She was too scared to drink at home, but found friends a…
Filling Voids - Steppin Out Radio
Dec 12 • 36 min
Barbara is addicted to sex and love, and she shares her story in hopes others can begin to understand the difference between normal sex, love and romance, and those who use them as a “drug of no choice.” Barbara asserts that much of this stems from a need…
Control - Steppin Out Radio
Dec 11 • 36 min
Dave is a sex and love addict. He spent most of his life wondering how he became this way. He still isn’t sure. Dave grew up in a upper-middle class home in a family of high achievers. His parents and siblings were very loving. There was no outright…
Toasted - Steppin Out Radio
Dec 10 • 20 min
Bob’s major use of drugs and alcohol stared after high school, following a bad breakup. Bob incidentally was taken to a twelve-step meeting which brought him into two years of sobriety, which ended when he toasted his brother at his wedding. Years later,…
Drug Dealing Dad - Steppin Out Radio
Dec 9 • 18 min
Fred thinks he used drugs in order to deal with pain, and today in his sobriety, he knows to deal with pain without using. His first time trying a drug, alcohol, happened at age ten at a party his parents threw; they toasted him with Sangria. Fred…
Celebrating And Dealing - Steppin Out Radio
Dec 8 • 20 min
Paul grew up in what he says should be a normal childhood. He attended a very good school, was a good student and athlete. But he always had a feeling of being different and inadequate. At age 12 or 13, while playing on a hockey team, he drank when…
Black And White - Steppin Out Radio
Dec 7 • 17 min
Robert felt like he had a difficult childhood, dealing with an alcoholic father. For some reason, his father’s harshness was directed towards him as opposed to his siblings. And while he doesn’t know why, Robert was compelled to sample his father’s…
Stealing Pills - Steppin Out Radio
Dec 5 • 27 min
Aaron was always rebellious, even as a young child. At 13 he started smoking marijuana and drinking at 14. He quickly discovered how easy it was to steal pills from friends’ bathroom cabinets. Aaron says he was addicted to Oxycontin for a year and a half.…