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Post by Moniquejm » 21 Jun 2017, 08:43

[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "What is and isn't Working for the Alcoholic and Addict" by Alberta Sequeira.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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What is and isn’t Working for the Alcoholic and Addict by Alberta Sequeira is a non-fiction book. The book has something to do with the life and personal experiences of the author when she lost her husband and daughter because of addiction. The major content of the book was a series of testimonies of different people who experienced and overcome addiction.

I admire the author and those who shared their lives for having the courage in sharing their sufferings and difficulties they went through while recovering. I am very thankful that I have read this book because it helps me understand many things about addiction. This book gave some answers why people involved with addiction. It also gave ideas on how relatives and friends should properly handle and help these addicts overcome their alcohol or drug addiction.

My best experience while reading the book was there were sharing and discussions with my family members and friends. I keep on sharing to them every time I saw a sentence or paragraph that was inspiring or educational for them to learn from this book. From this story, we realized that sometimes the treatment towards the person involved from addiction is not the proper way, sometimes it worsens their situation. I can say that I really have a wonderful time reading this book because there was so much information I gained and I shared to others.

I rate this book What is and isn’t Working for the Alcoholic and Addict 4 out of 4 stars. I highly recommend this book for everyone because the challenges mentioned and lessons from the story can be applied to any difficulties in life. To the family members of those people who are struggling with addiction, I encouraged you to read the book because you will surely learn a lot on how you will handle, understand and support your family member in his/her critical situation. Also, this book provides awareness on the available support systems and other programs that can be extended and applied to achieve faster and higher possibility of addiction recovery.

To those people who are experiencing addiction and those who are currently recovering, I request you to read this book because it will help you a lot. It will open your mind and you will realize many things that will inspire you more to turn your back from alcohol or drug addiction.

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Post by Jaime Lync » 02 Jul 2017, 19:09

Great review! I also highly rate those who share their testimonies to help others.

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Post by Moniquejm » 02 Jul 2017, 20:11

Jaime Lync wrote:Great review! I also highly rate those who share their testimonies to help others.
Thank you. This is a great book to read.

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Post by Vallen Kale » 02 Jul 2017, 23:34

Thank you for such a great review. I do have some colleagues who are struggling with alcohol addiction and they have been working hard to better themselves for the past two years. I will recommend this book to them! Again, thank you :)

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Post by Moniquejm » 03 Jul 2017, 04:03

Vallen Kale wrote:Thank you for such a great review. I do have some colleagues who are struggling with alcohol addiction and they have been working hard to better themselves for the past two years. I will recommend this book to them! Again, thank you :)
Thank you Vallen Kale. Yes please recommend to them to read this book. It will surely help them a lot in their recovery.

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Post by MNCEDISI » 03 Jul 2017, 08:42

Thank you for such a detailed review. It is really worth to read such books thus I love the fact that you recommended it. Drug addiction is really a serious crisis within our lives today. People need help on how to overcome that and the book has a lot to offer!

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Post by Moniquejm » 03 Jul 2017, 15:58

MNCEDISI wrote:Thank you for such a detailed review. It is really worth to read such books thus I love the fact that you recommended it. Drug addiction is really a serious crisis within our lives today. People need help on how to overcome that and the book has a lot to offer!
Thank you. Yes reading this book is really worth it. Let those who are suffering from addiction read the book.

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Post by zannu » 03 Jul 2017, 19:59

Alcohol has never solve any depression but people tend to hide under the influence to act out impulses, however the book shows her inner thought which can be denote by the readers what is working and isnt working here was a word of delima the writer is trying to strike a balance

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Post by Moniquejm » 03 Jul 2017, 20:35

zannu wrote:Alcohol has never solve any depression but people tend to hide under the influence to act out impulses, however the book shows her inner thought which can be denote by the readers what is working and isnt working here was a word of delima the writer is trying to strike a balance
I agree, taking alcohol will not solve any depression. One problem to the Alcoholic are most of them are in "denial" They do not want to accept that their situation are already worse.

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Post by BestReviews » 03 Jul 2017, 22:48

My friend is an addict. Every day we fight about this. This book is a must read. I hope after reading this book, I will be able to help him and advise him to read too.

Thank you so much for the review.

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Post by xenon » 03 Jul 2017, 23:13

Wow!! I love this

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Post by juliuscheruiyot » 04 Jul 2017, 01:07

Thank you for the review,actually the problems brought in by alcohol to our people in the current world is is getting high and for the content here i say thank you for it helps the addicts to know the way forward.

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Post by Moniquejm » 04 Jul 2017, 05:26

[quote="BestReviews"]My friend is an addict. Every day we fight about this. This book is a must read. I hope after reading this book, I will be able to help him and advise him to read too.

Thank you so much for the review.[/quote
Thank you. There are many insights we can gain from this book. Let your friend read this. Your friend might be encourage to stop from being an addict. You are a big help to him.

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Post by ANDRIANARIVO » 04 Jul 2017, 15:30

Thank you also for such a great review. I have a bro in law who are struggling with alcohol addiction and he has been working hard to get out from that situation. I will recommend this book to him of course, thanks to you

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Post by Moniquejm » 04 Jul 2017, 17:16

ANDRIANARIVO wrote:Thank you also for such a great review. I have a bro in law who are struggling with alcohol addiction and he has been working hard to get out from that situation. I will recommend this book to him of course, thanks to you
Please let him read this book, also family members can read the book too. Family members can gain ideas how you could help him. Hopefully your brother in law will really do his best to recover.

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