"Kristy - I just read your first post and although it's now April '12, I want to share with you that I am an atheist - addict and also took care of my father-in-law as his only home care giver for a year during part of his struggle with…"
"Is it possible to get some help from hospice or a home health agency for you mom? You shouldn't have to take care of her 24/7. You need time for yourself too. I wish you luck in finding a local group that does not force…"
Hi everyone,I've been an Atheist Nexus member for awhile, but I've never posted anything before. I'm an all-around addict... alcohol, pot, prescription drugs, and possibly biggest of all, food. I'm a nurse (which has given me lots of access to substances I don't need to be around), but I'm not working right now because I'm taking care of my mother, who is in poor health. She requires 24 hour a day care, and I get no help from anyone else in her care. My stress level is extremely high, and…See More
Kristy - I just read your first post and although it's now April '12, I want to share with you that I am an atheist - addict and also took care of my father-in-law as his only home care giver for a year during part of his struggle with Alzheimer's. I remember the isolation and tremendous need to get away and do something deeply refreshing for myself. I am also looking now for a good alternative recovery program to AA that doesn't collide with my atheism. I am checking out Smart Recovery in my town and hope to go to a group meeting next week. How are you doing now??
Hello Kristy and welcome to this friendly site with atheist freethinkers who recognise how religions and fictional gods continue to deceive and control vulnerable superstitious people beginning with innocent defenceless children.
How tragic and inexcusable it is too that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years and longer.