Addiction is, indeed, a terrible thing, and I am glad to see it being recognized, less stigmatized, and more genuine help offered to those struggling. But agenda-driven propaganda will not help those with addiction, in fact it has already been shown to cause harm to both addicts and chronic pain patients…
Update 6/27/18: I am overwhelmed by the positive responses I have received for this letter. I would ask that readers also take a look at all the articles and references cited in this piece, and share those as well. Those references go into much, much more detail and research than I have had space orContinue reading “An Open Letter to Dr. Andrew Kolodny”
What is life like as a pain patient in America? I invite you to take a walk in my shoes.
A Teen by Definition is Not “Mature” *Little disclaimer: By “mature” I mean as physically developed and/or experienced in life as adults. I am not referring to responsibility, which many teens are better at than some adults. I was just 16 but I knew it was love, and my boyfriend, also 16, and I secretlyContinue reading “The Ideology of Underage Marriages in Conservative Christianity”