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I Walked Out of Al-Anon and Never Went Back

For those of us who love addicts, cold turkey is the only withdrawal method that works

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“God grant me the serenity…”

I was failing before the first line was over. I had zero interest in serenity—I wanted solutions.




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Jennie Young

Jennie Young

Professor and humor writer in Green Bay. McSweeney’s, HuffPost, Education Week, Inside Higher Ed, Slackjaw, Weekly Humorist, The Satirist, Human Parts, others.

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