“Congratulations! Where are you celebrating?” Just a few days ago, I quietly acknowledged my two year sober anniversary with a “congrats” from my partner and a few Facebook posts from close friends who are also in recovery. Then… Read More
I got sober alone. No 12-step program. No sober friends. Alcohol all around me. Alone.
There’s no one tool that worked for me, but I have a “recovery toolbox” that helps me feel supported as I build my new life.
When I first started attending a 12-step program, people told me in order to stay sober, I had to “change the person I brought in.” They said the way to do that was by taking the 12 steps…. Read More