I’ve Tried the 12-Step Program, But What About Other Alternative/Unconventional Treatment Options?

I’ve Tried the 12-Step Program, But What About Other Alternative/Unconventional Treatment Options?

As a member of a 12-step program, as well as one who spent time at a treatment facility for alcohol and drug use ...

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How Sobriety Changed My Dating Life

How Sobriety Changed My Dating Life

The first time in sobriety that I kissed someone, I couldn’t stop laughing. At the time, it felt so unnatural ...

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Trauma’s Role in My Alcohol Addiction

Trauma’s Role in My Alcohol Addiction

People often ask me, “Were you born an alcoholic?” I’ve never known the answer. In fact, I don’t think that answer exists ....

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How I Realized I Had a Problem

How I Realized I Had a Problem

I always knew there was a problem, I just thought, it was everyone else – but not me. If I had a problem, it was with your problem ....

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Why I Quit Drinking For Good

Why I Quit Drinking For Good

I wish I could say I quit drinking for health reasons. Or because I recognized that I simply was consuming far too much alcohol far too often ....

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How I Manage Social Situations

How I Manage Social Situations

One of the first things you’re taught in recovery is to accept what you can’t change, and you’ll never be able to change the actions, words, or principles ...

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