Devotion and Drink

The word addiction comes from the Latin addicto which means to devote. According to Roman history, soldiers were given slaves as a reward for fine battles fought. People who were slaves to anything were “addicts”. Alcoholism is perceived to be a physical addiction but this is a myth. Most alcoholics are not physically addicted. However,… Read more

Unspeakable

Now I come to look at love in a new way, now that I know I’m not standing in its light. I want to ask my almost-no-longer husband what it’s like to not love, but he does not want to talk about it, he wants a stillness at the end of it. And sometimes I… Read more