5 Tips For Going To Parties Sober

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With the holidays coming up parties are almost inevitable. You have friends throwing Halloween parties, huge Thanksgiving meals and Christmas get-togethers. All of these often having one thing in common- alcohol. As a newly sober person it is often quite difficult to be in an alcohol free zone … 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

That Fucking Bucket: A Lesson in Triggers

Let’s talk about triggers. I hope this article is just as helpful for the friends & family of addicts as it is for the addict themselves. I believe it’s a good representation of what makes early sobriety so damn hard. As defined, a trigger is an object or experience … Continue reading