Cat Marnell on the Death of Whitney Houston

Cat Marnell on the Death of Whitney Houston Cat Marnell is one of my favorite writers.  For many reasons. When Whitney Houston died of long-term drug abuse, many bloggers covered her life, but Cat Marnell (formerly of xoJane) wrote a truly insightful piece that illuminated the silence of drug addiction. Check this out.  It’s pretty…

Free Advice: Monkey on My Back

 “All I wanted was to control you, myself and everything else.”– Quote on addiction To: 79sparrows@gmail.com I’m 32/f , residing in Pekin, Illinois.  Wouldn’t mind hearing your take on this: I’ve felt like shit ever since I can remember.  Amongst depression/anxiety, I also have struggled with addiction.  The past month has been the worst.  I’m…

Yesterday

  The next hit. The next drink. The next cigarette. The next high. These are the things we live for, and these are the things that destroy us. There are so many highs that it gets confusing when we are real. And the people we hold our lives up for. They still control us even…