Are Alcoholics/Addicts Selfish People?

I recently ran a poll on social media asking the question, ‘Are alcoholics or addicts selfish people’. On Twitter the poll received 237 votes and on Facebook there was a much a smaller response, mainly because the facebook page was so new at the time. However on both pages the results were pretty much identical….

My addiction experiment.

We all have this idea of exactly how addiction works. You do something too much and your body gets physically addicted and then it becomes difficult to stop. But addiction is way more than that. Of course there is the physical element, but I totally believe that it’s about one’s state of mind. I believe…

5 reasons children of alcoholics DONT have to speak out! 

The title may surprise some, especially as coaisathing has become a platform for sharing experience, but hear me out on this one. Talking about a parents drinking is not a betrayal in any shape or form. I absolutely believe that talking to someone you trust is important for any child of an alcoholic, and the…

Turn Loneliness into Learning

For those that have experienced loneliness you will know how upsetting it can be. I have had periods of loneliness throughout my life and thankfully now I experience this very rarely. My home was often full of people, if it wasn’t the family it was foreign students or friends of my mums so generally a…