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Gascogne-Gers: Auch, Condom, Vic-Fezensac, Mirande, Lectoure dUit Like a Woman is part autobiography part how to part cultural critiue I ve been following Holly Whitaker on Instagram for a couple years and I bought her book in hopes that it would be beneficial not just to me but also to the women in a treatment court I work with as a publicefender For some participants this court is transformational but it has a bit of a one size fits all approach to treatment Like if AA isn t working for you then you must not working the program Anyway I hoped Holly s book could provide an alternate perspective this book is extremely well researched holly oes book is extremely well researched Holly oes great job critiuing our alcohol obsessed society and pointing out how big alcohol specifically targets and harms women She also Les Sentiers d'Emilie dans les Hautes-Pyrénées : Tome 2, 25 Promenades pour tous does a great job explaining how AA was formed by well off Christian whiteudes and analyzing how the tenets of AA may not apply and may even be harmful to women and people of color That said I think this book would better be titled uite Like a Well Off White Woman Holly got sober in part by putting her Moet budget into Kundalini yoga classes meditation practice and therapists who charge hundreds of EMILIE DANS LE TARN-ET-GARONNE dollars an hour andon t even mess around with insurance apparently that s a status y thing to Guide Olliver Pyrénées occidentales : Tome 3 : De la Vallée d'Ossau au Val d'Azun, Les Avant-Monts, Le Massif Calcaire… do I m sure those are all uite effective but WHO THE HELL HAS ACCESS TO THAT While Holly is extremely astute atiscussing the additional stressors and pressures women face the book oesn t give nearly so much attention to the stressors and pressures people of color face that further complicate the process of getting sober A lot of my clients are indigent single moms with significant trauma histories While
some of Holly s advice would be helpful to them much of it seems so far out of of Holly s advice would be helpful to them much of it seems so far out of as to almost be laughable I am rooting for Holly who clearly put her heart and soul into this book But most folks who need help getting sober on t have access to the tools in Holly s toolbox I m only a third of the way through and finding it to be so well written and easy to understand It s brilliant Full of insights I am finding I resonate so Guide de la Côte d'Opale à vélo deeply with her experience on multiple levels She s talking about alcohol for the most part but you can switch out issues with alcohol with any issue you feel you re struggling with or addicted to I highly recommend Le guide Ravet-Anceau des Estaminets : 240 bonnes adresses du Nord-Pas de Calais et de Belgique definitely worth a read if you feelrawn to the topic or are having issues you want to get a handle on It s written conversationally but with some confrontational language Buy it Read it The world needs of this conversation happening Thank you Holly Whitaker for writing this timely and thought provoking book Sorry but I found this very boring and monotonous I love this book A fantastic read for women who want better for themselves and to uit but want to Les Recettes du Nord Pas de Calais do it their own way This wonderful woman saved my life and the community she is building is incredible She gave me hope when I had none Easily the best book I ve ever read on this subject Holly not only offers her story but also hope so much hope I really wanted to like this book as there is aearth of good literature about the particular La Picardie difficulties women face accessing recovery the reasons why women are traumatised andrink and use in the first place and the ways
in which women are traumatised all over again by recovery As a which women are traumatised all over again by recovery As a time survivor of AA and someone who has slogged through than a Apprentissages et langues anciennes : Collège et Lycée decade of trauma recovery I had high hopes Alas I found this bookeeply annoying not feminist and for an author who claims to have stopped trying to. An incredible read CHRISSY TEIGENHas the power to change your relationship with your entire life GLENNON DOYLE We live in a world obsessed with Les canaux du Nord et du Pas-de-Calais drinking Werink at work events lunches book clubs and weddings Yet no one ever uestions alcohols ubiuity In fact the only thing ever uestions is why people QUE FAIRE DANS PNR DE AVESNOIS dontrink It is a ualifier for belonging As a society we are obsessed with health and wellness yet we uphold alcohol as so.
UK but the endless references to oppression taking a turn for the worse *Because Trump Won An *Trump won an rang a bit hollow given the Roubaix dearth of political analysis there s much abuse and misogyny in liberal identity obsessed politics indeed it s the main focus of the actual proper women s movement right now and I imagine many women who perhaps voted for Trump have eually complicated and Le Nord-Pas-Calais : Vu du ciel difficult lives and are in need of good advice on uittingrinking Virtue signalling isn t political analysisIn short nice try but no cigar which is a shame as it had the potential to be a better book if she wasn t so afraid of offending anybody men better book if she wasn t so afraid of offending anybody men In my opinion identity politics has been the ruination of the women s movement has turned young women s brains to mush and it has absolutely no business being in your recovery Being female isn t not an identity and being female in a patriarchy has serious material conseuencesDo yourself a favour read some actual feminism if you are into your spiritual stuff read some of the brilliant female mystics out thereIf you like yoga then go to a nice safe gentle class yoga for trauma for instance with a trained safe boundaried teacher and stay away from uackery or people who claim they can heal you these people are angerousBuy Charlotte Kasl s Many Roads One Journey that s the book that got me out of AA written in 1995 unashamedly centred on the needs of women still a classic and not one justice by Holly at all or read Gabriel Glaser s book on women and La cuisine des Flandres drinking and run as fast as you can away from this silly bookHolly if you ever read this the master s tools cannotismantle the master s house Oh my goodness this book this book this BOOK I was first introduced to Holly Whitaker s work through a blog on Soberistas And she had me at NTD At Grape Flavoured Gasoline At using yoga and meditation and breath work and nutrition and activism and so many other things as part of my recovery Having read all her blogs on Hip Sobriety and listened to every episode of HOME a lot of the information in LAW wasn t new to me But there was something incredibly special about
seeing it all written own in one place blended with Hollyit all written own in one place blended with Holly own story Which is so like mine so like so many of ours And I m always amazed and so grateful when I remember that all the inspiration avenues of support and places of connection I used to get sober PARC DE L'AVESNOIS A PIED 2007 NED - 62 - PR - PN07 didn t always exist People had to INVENT them and because of that people like me and hundreds of thousands of others who were so trapped within addiction but whoidn t find their own truth within the philosophy of 12 step recovery had and will have somewhere to go Because a new paradigm has been created Where it is possible to choose sobriety because you are learning to love yourself too much to Océanie : La découverte du paradis, curieux, navigateurs et savants do anything else To choose a path of recovery where youon t have to identify in any way that makes your soul hurt a bit Where you Guide Bleu : Nord-Pas-de-Calais don t have to burn your ego to the ground and take every ounce of blame and responsibility for every shitty thing that has ever happened to you on to your already aching and overloaded shoulders Read this book if you re sober Read it if you re not Because it is a call to action which is sorely needed in ourisconnected and hurting world A road map for anyone looking to treat themselves with a bit care And uite simply a bloody good read Thank you Holly for creating such a huge part of the path to recovery which I followed I will always be grateful Julia Carson author of Sober Positiv. Ealed the insidious role alcohol plays in our society and in the lives of women in particular Whatsshe could not ignore the ways that alcohol companies were targeting women just as the tobacco industry had successfully Lille métropole : Hier, aujourd'hui, demain done generations before Honest witty and trenchant uit Like a Woman is at once a ground breaking look atrinking culture a call to arms and a celebration of learning how to claim everything life has to off.
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Of Her Own Life And Drinking Are Well Written Asher own life and Insolites mystérieuses : Les plus belles photos du Nord-Pas-de-Calais drinking are well written as some parts of herescription of trying and leaving AA and I m sure many women would identify but there was just too much wrong and Mes recettes du Nord et du Pas-de-Calais dangerous about this book There s too much to fit into a short review but my headline complaints are1espite nodding to radical feminism it s not remotely radical in the latin sense of root cause because Holly Nord Pas-de-Calais Picardie doesn t understand theifference between sex and gender or she Le pont de Normandie does but she s trying so hard not to offend men she won t say soGender isn t an identity just like racism isn t an identity it s the means by which women are oppressed gender is the SYSTEM of patriarchy the how that is used to keep womenown as a sex and women are also inculcated into their own oppression via femininity learning to be submissive it s not innate and it s not natural and if you can t grasp this then you have no material analysisThis lack of analysis inevitably leads to utterly offensive suggestions such as embracing your feminine energy this is evolutionary psychology straight out of the MRA playbook It s also not true That chapter was so offensive I threw the book across the room2 it s Expressions familières de Normandie dreadfully woke waffling on about oppressed folks and thenetailing very expensive trips rinking excursions to vineyards baby showers and so on and then a long list of recovery courses therapy massage acupuncture holistic retreats that were embarrassingly middle class told without a trace of irony If you haven t got thousands of ollars like Holly then whoopsy sorry oppressed folks3 She s still centering men with all her agender genderless BS women are female men are male male people oppress female people because of their sex not their feminine energy they use gender to Dictionnaire du français régional de Normandie do it this is feminism 101 Any goodiscussion of WHY women experience things the way we Le Mont St-Michel - Français do was thenerailed by trying to PLEASE and shoehorn confused men into it Feminism clue is in the name is for females It is entirely fine and reasonable that women could expect just one book that actually exclusively focuses on them and their needs it s not women s job to wipe the tears of the whole world4 For anyone traumatised Le paysage industriel de la Basse-Seine : Haute-Normandie diving into anything asodgy as Kundalini yoga which can cause a huge Le Pays de Caux - La Côte d'Albâtre GR 21/211 decompression regression and all kinds of emotional havoc and that s before we mention the untrained hippies running those kind of things is just irresponsible if you are female traumatised and in need of help for God s sakeon t LE DEBARQUEMENT EN NORMANDIE do that it s not safe5 More laughing when new ager arch 12 stepper and age woo practitioner Echart Tolle turned up give me strength once again McMindfulness spirtual bypassing twaddle6 A course in miracles is she taking the pss Againangerous stay well clear Those Last Two Books Are last two books are from member to member in AA nothing new there or helpful This kind of junk just like Marianne Williamson and Byron Katy s evil The Work are all the same kinds of abusive twaddle that no woman in her right mind should touch with a bargepole and yet seem to be very popular in recovery circles It s all still a wolf in sheep s clothing7 Falling to her knees and asking God to put her into service is the KEY PLANK of AA that s pretty much the entire nonsense AA programme in one phrase There s nothing wrong with helping others but hardly a counter AA idea and nor is the idea of surrender you absolutely Pays d'Auge - Canton Dozule do not have to surrender this is not a war8 I live in the. Me sort of magic elixir It is anything but When Holly Whitaker started to look for a way to recover the support systems she found for recovery where archaic and patriarchal Urgingrinkers towards a newfound humility is great if youre a man but if youre a woman and not in a position to renounce privileges you never had a whole other approach is needed She embarked on a journey that led not only to her own sobriety but rev.