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True Stories of Inspiration & Transformation
Scared Of Being Like Dad - Steppin Out Radio
May 26 • 21 min
Fred’s family was entirely made up of alcoholics. Alcohol was present at every family event, and nobody would only have one drink. Everybody imbibed but alcohol affected Fred’s father to the point it changed his personality. When sober, his father was a…
Angry - Steppin Out Radio
May 25 • 18 min
Mark refused to attend an Al-Anon meeting when his therapist first suggested it. Despite his family not being comprised of drinkers, Mark now knows his family was unhealthy. His parents, especially his father, was what is termed to be a “rage-aholic.” His…
Good Night - Steppin Out Radio
May 24 • 19 min
Matt was a young drinker; so young, in fact, he got sober at age 19. He hails from a large family of alcoholics and spent his whole young life believing that alcoholism was a normal way of life. But it also caused him to feel like an outcast – a feeling…
Lovin’ The Feelin’ - Steppin Out Radio
May 23 • 20 min
Jimmy’s first drink was in junior high school. He had friends whose parents kept a stocked bar and were frequently absent. As a child, he felt awkward and out of place, but the alcohol provided Jim with “the answer.” He loved the feeling he got when the…
Something Wrong - Steppin Out Radio
May 22 • 36 min
Even as a young child, Carlito would “play doctor” with anyone; he knew at that early age he was bisexual. As an adolescent that aspect of his life became more apparent to him, but he was never something he could be open about. In those times and in his…
Breakdown - Steppin Out Radio
May 21 • 16 min
Steve always felt different from other people. He first felt that way when, as a young child, he was made to repeat kindergarten. He now thinks his failure to socialize or make friendships at that age was the result of his mother being an alcoholic. By…
Drinking Family - Steppin Out Radio
May 20 • 20 min
Pat grew up in a drinking family. Alcohol was always involved at all family social gatherings, and results were less than pleasing. Because of that, Pat vowed as a child to not drink at home, but as an adult he never lived up to his promise. Alcohol has…
Searching For Acceptance - Steppin Out Radio
May 19 • 37 min
Alex grew in a very conservative religious home in the Midwestern U.S., in a family which adhered to strictly traditional gender roles. But even as a young boy, Alex began to realize he was more enamored with men than women; he found himself interested,…
Eating His Whole Life - Steppin Out Radio
May 18 • 17 min
Lindsey is a compulsive overeater, but he never knew it. Looking back, he can honestly say he’s been a compulsive overeater his whole life. Lindsey remembers, as a child, being sent to the grocery store to fetch food for family brunches and snacking while…
Didn’t Drink Today - Steppin Out Radio
May 17 • 21 min
Dave didn’t drink today, and because of that he says “he never had it so good.” He grew up in a steel mill town, with a family of non-alcoholics. He never drank as a child. Dave’s first use of alcohol came when he was away at college, where an athlete…