Don’t compare your behind the scenes footage with other people’s highlight reel.

It’s been months and months since my last Sober Bastard post. Truth be told, my personal life has become overwhelmingly busy. It’s been hard to sit down for a few hours undistracted to write out another post. Thanks to an email from Dawn A. stating “Where the #(%*! … Continue reading

Alcohol is awesome; the way I treated alcohol was not.

This article has a strong trigger warning. If you are struggling with your sobriety you may want to refrain from reading this post. I often hear the phrase “There’s nothing good about alcohol” from newly sober people and sometimes long term soberites. Interesting hypothesis- but I think it’s … Continue reading

Dealing with the expectations of forgiveness.

One huge hurdle almost every single addict faces is the conundrum of a reasonable timeline for being forgiven and being trusted with your sobriety, the issue being that once we get some sobriety under our belts we are still being treated as an alcoholic by our loved ones. … Continue reading