The suggestion that addicts know they will become addicted, is both insulting and naive. Addiction isn’t a choice.
I was really in deep denial about my motives for this regaining custody. I thought I was doing it for my daughter, but that was bullshit.
Dear Alcohol, You took my life apart, piece-by-piece, and destroyed it. At first I didn’t notice it was you – it couldn’t be, because you were my friend.
I’m an alcoholic and drug addict in recovery. I have not had a mind-altering substance since May 22, 2000.
For some reason, summer always strikes me as a tough season to stay sober. Maybe because of the energy it brings, or the increased number of cook-outs and drinking that goes on. Granted, I didn’t need the summer excuse to get my drink on, but I’m certain I used it anyway. If you are new to sobriety, or if you’re like me and get a little nostalgic, here are 10 tips for a sane and sober summer.