My weekend drinking binges we more out of habit than need. It was Saturday night, so I must drink. And drink. And drink.
For my entire adult life, I had been making decisions based on what I thought other people wanted me to do or what would make other people happy.
The quandary I’m facing is that I got pregnant when I was six months sober. It was unexpected but not unwelcome news and I’m due next month. How do I ask people not to drink around me because I don’t know if I’ll have the same level of resolve when I’m no longer pregnant?
“I am approaching a year of sobriety and I feel great, but before I hit six months I found out my husband and I are expecting a baby. This was a total surprise, but after the initial shock… Read More