I do all the things good mothers do; I feed, bathe and dress them, brush their teeth, and love them deeply. But I don’t like being a mom.
Loving yourself in sobriety (or any time) can be tough, but ultimately it will help you love and care for others to the best of your ability.
if you are saying, “Mommy drinks because…” and the honest answer is anything other than “I’m a grown-ass woman who can do so responsibly and enjoys it” then you’re using an external reason to justify your alcohol consumption.
I question every meltdown my children have, because I think maybe it’s because I am a recovering alcoholic.
As an addict, I must learn to deal with my emotions in healthier ways. The emotional struggle of the day is guilt. I should feel happy and complete sitting here, feeding my six-month-old breakfast; watching her play between… Read More