“One day at a time” is the ubiquitous mantra of alcoholics and addicts everywhere. It’s a strategy used by millions of people around the world, not only those dealing with addiction, but anyone trying to survive just one more day.
Countless individuals, from the moment they wake up in the morning, strive to create a day where they will say no to alcohol, drugs, or any other addiction. Others begin each day wondering how they will put food on the table, while countless more will agonize over how to deal with their chronic illness or depression and still keep a roof over their heads until tomorrow.
Every day, children are born into this environment, where the adults in their life are in survival mode. They learn to take one day at a time alongside their parents. Each day feels the same, 24/7. It terminates their childhood and robs them of their future. Read more