anxiety, codependency, humor, laughing at yourself, neurotic, neurotic humor, Therapy

Confessions of a People-Pleaser, Part I

It’s hard not to act in ways you suppose others expect you to act or speak. Look at the photo of me carefully. Take some time. Okay, don’t I look like a people-pleaser? Come on, you can tell me the truth. I will not be offended. I’ve almost got not being offended down perfectly.

God's Mercy, Healthcare, Therapy

Addiction’s Ripple Effect on Family Members

Yes, Mercy for Our Families main mission is supporting family members affected by addiction in the family. I come from such a family, so I’ve been there. My Dad was an alcoholic in recovery. My family suffered as yours may suffer, in all the ways we can suffer. And the addiction that you suffer from can be anything. Addiction is…

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God's Mercy

When Mercy Came to Me

Welcome, Dear Reader, Thank you for visiting Addicted to Mercy. I know your time is valuable. This time my subject is not recovery from addiction. What you are about to read happened when I was lost, then found, and then I was able move forward, no longer paralyzed by fears. Come back with me to 1976. I was twenty-four, a…

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The Family Drama of Addiction

The family is truly a gift from God. Now families are under siege by global addiction. I honor and respect parents because the good ones are heroes, called to sacrifice themselves for their children. Parents need hope and direction. Their children, whatever their ages, are the main targets of the spiritual darkness at the root of addiction, which aims to deceive, exploit and destroy. I want to teach the family how to defend itself, to lay out a spiritual, therapeutic counter-attack.