Where’s the line between healthy pride in how far you’ve come and sinister pride that sneaks up and sabotages recovery?
Sometimes my friends will suggest, “Have a glass of wine! Wine solves everything!” I beg to differ. Wine does not solve alcoholism.
I’ve stayed sober through tremendous loss but none more profound than my divorce.
My relationship with alcohol was very similar to my relationship with my best friend. When I realized how toxic it was, I had to let it go.
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.