I have not used or had a drink since my wife and kids left. As of today, I’m 105 days clean and sober!
My weekend drinking binges we more out of habit than need. It was Saturday night, so I must drink. And drink. And drink.
This disease owned me. The longer I sat and drank, the more complacent I became. I had interests, a career, and things to do. I just didn’t care about them anymore.
I discovered the concept of love addiction at a recovery conference. As I listened, I shuddered as I realized how many of the boxes I ticked.