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

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

I lost the right.

Relapses happen. It is unfortunately one of the shitty things you will probably have to go through in order to hit your “rock bottom”. Relapses can happen to anyone for many different reasons, some even pretty stupid reasons. They do not discriminate; they do not care how powerful you … Continue reading

Capitalizing on a relapse using an index card

So you just relapsed. You feel shitty- both because of that massive hangover you’ve got and because of the overwhelming guilt. This could be one of the worst feelings you’ve ever felt in your whole life. All that hard work squandered over some stupid booze. So now either … Continue reading