Category Active Addiction

VanPelt

(noun) The deceptive and deceitful nature of alcoholism, where the allure of drinking promises pleasure and escape, but instead leads to illusions and false gratifications; an unreliable friend who constantly lets you down; from Lucie VanPelt, who repeatedly pulls the…

Insochin

(noun) The torment and anguish experienced by someone struggling with alcohol addiction, trapped in a vicious cycle of intoxication and withdrawal; the physical and emotional pain caused by the dependence on alcohol; from Latin “insobrium” (drunkenness) and Romanian “chin” (torment).…

Amnivre

(noun) The passage of time during periods of inebriation and active alcohol addiction; the retrospective reflection on lost opportunities, regrets, and wasted moments experienced by individuals in recovery; from “amnesia” (a condition that causes gaps in memory) and French “ivre”…