Thinking about getting sober can be terrifying. Fear of the unknown is enough to keep people stuck in the cycle of addiction for years.
I’ve done the work, and I’m sober. And yet I still continue to feel hopeless when it comes to a sober relationship with my adult children.
“Drunk,” “junkie”, “crackhead”, “stoner”, “dope fiend”, “pill popper”, and “coke head”. These words used to easily roll off my tongue when I was using.
I always had this picture inside my head of how life would be in sobriety; this idyllic vision of having it all together. I was wrong.