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Gunshots were fired into my parents' bedroom.

Evie

As the school year progressed I became deeper and deeper involved in the knowledge of gang life, and eventually made a decision to get ”Jumped in” to a gang, which means you get beaten for about one minute as an initiation ri...

Called to America, but didn't like it.

Mark - part 2

"I saw a side of America that just wasn’t pleasant to me. It was an America that presented everything superficial."

Why can't my marriage be like the movies?

Rachel

"I actually told him that. “I’m not in love with you anymore."

Curled up in my closet to escape, but found purpose instead.

Kay

"The place that was a dark place to start with became my refuge."

Lost my job and almost my wife before admitting the problem.

Hugh

One of the women was a employee at work. The Board of Directors called me in. After questioning me about this they terminated my employment, effective immediately.

Verbally Abused.

Joanna

I haven’t dated that much, but with my first boyfriend, I just didn’t really hold that much of standards for myself. So I allowed myself to be verbally abused. I allowed him to talk down to me.

Feeding the ego is an addiction.

Jim S

When you leave that arena, arriving at your top, which every athlete does, and it's over. For example, a professional like *Michael Jordan, who eventually retires, and he’s out of the game. Every athlete, high school athlete,...

Realized I had an egomania problem.

Jim S

You walk in a store they ask you about the games. People know who you are. You go into a store and there's your picture on posters. You can’t get away from it. People are paying for your meals at restaurants. Their bringing t...

From starting NFL quarterback to cut and humiliated.

Jeff K

I was realizing that more of my identity was wrapped up in the NFL and in quarterbacking than in who God says I am, my worst moment of life converted to my very best moment of life in a matter of fifteen seconds.

Discovered my wife, finally, in the midst of a high performance lifestyle.

Dan

People ask; “What’s your biggest success story?” I’ll say; “Staying married.”