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After nearly 15 years of dating, fucking and loving alcoholics, this is what I’ve come to know about the subject: • Alcoholics believe they are the biggest piece of shit that the world revolves around. I know that while dating them, losing fights with them, and being heartbroken by them, and in the midst of that hole dug so deep and so dark and filled with so much sorrow I would say “no.” But, once the light shines in, our memories cloud.My gift is not in knowing how to understand or even “drive” an alcoholic.

Instead, you should have a smile on your face and a heart full of fire.And you should be able to think, feel, and express the same feelings without fear. You should have moments of giddy nervousness as you wait for him to open the car door for you, or as you wait for her text.You should be surprised at the first brush of your hands, first kiss, first touch.So this is my odd love letter to the alcoholics that have touched my life. Her Lifestyle blog “Follow Your Bliss” ( is a female-friendly, positive online community for women (but men are welcome too!) covering relevant topics in a non-judgmental way: love, sex, motherhood, drug addiction & recovery, self-worth, body image, feminism, sexual orientation and activism.

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