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Alcohol Takes – Thoughts on Fear, Loneliness and Living Sober

Woman looking to sky - alcohol lonliness and living sober

I have felt very lonely in my sobriety and have struggled with this since deciding to live a life free of alcohol. I’ve realized that it’s because I feel that no one really understands the sacrifices made when quitting drinking. Was it a good choice? Yes. Was it a sacrifice? Yes. There is little understanding

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It’s Simple but not Easy – Perspective from 165 Days of Sobriety

How I managed to get 165 days of sobriety under my belt. It’s simple really: I have wanted to be sober more than I wanted to be drunk. I have had to fight through the initial physical cravings and have had to fight against the psychological ones. There was a constant fight against myself, the

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Burnout and Depression in Early Sobriety

Woman on Journey looking toward storm Burnout in Early Sobriety

Today I am 142 days sober. Yee Haa!… but… I’ve been feeling exhausted lately, physically and mentally. When my initial pick cloud drifted away, I started researching burnout and depression in early sobriety and came across a few articles. Burnout results when the fuel that we use to continue our work of sobriety, has essentially been depleted. This

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