For me, anything can be a trigger, yet the holidays can almost always guarantee thoughts intruding my mind.
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?
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