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Coming Out as an Alcoholic
In the pantheon of difficult things to talk about, admitting that you’re a recovering alcoholic probably falls somewhere between “I’m a Wiccan” and “I’m a serial killer” on the shameful-revelation scale.
After all, alcoholism is a disease, according to the American Medical Association, like diabetes or arthritis — a painful but treatable illness.
Except, of course, that alcoholism is different. People don’t tend to weep, after all, when you tell them you have arthritis.