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By Leslie L. Smith

In Leaving the remaining, homosexual males open up and percentage their very own own studies of being a homosexual alcoholic/addict and residing as a sober homosexual guy, together with stories resulting in and following recovery.Addiction and restoration are usually life-changing and lifetime matters for lots of homosexual males.

Leaving the remaining explores quite a lot of sober reports, each one in terms of a twelve-step application and with diversified degrees of luck. one of the tales, a businessman is dedicated to the perform of the twelve steps, yet writes in regards to the demanding situations of dependancy and his next restoration over 20 years; a Parisian ex-pat writes approximately discovering his mystery key to the twelve-steps in Dolly Parton; a boy from New Jersey events his approach from a damaged domestic to an Ivy-League schooling after which will get sober; a member of the undergo group hyperlinks his fifteen mins of repute to his good fortune in A.A.; erotic author part discusses how his id as a leatherman is more suitable by way of his sobriety and vice versa; a Texas farmer explores existence “outside” the rooms of A.A.—he has but to accomplish "long-term" sobriety after twenty years of making an attempt; and novelist Scott Alexander Hess writes approximately having sober intercourse with males who're utilizing. sincere, every now and then harrowing, yet eventually inspiring those own tales provide voice to homosexual males and the ways that sexuality intersects with addition and restoration at the route to sobriety.

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