Category: How I Stopped Drinking

To the Brave Young Woman Who Decided to be Free of Alcohol and its Tirade of Lies

Blond woman walking into sun away from alcohol lies

To the little girl who was scaredTo the little girl who was violatedWhose safe space was not her bedWhose innocence was annihilated. To the little girl who whisperedTo the little girl with no voiceWhose trust was shattered youngWho felt she had no choice. To the teenager who was angryTo the teenager who was brokenWhose anger

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My Long Journey to Sobriety and the Three D’s I Learned in Alcohol Rehab

I have been trying to give up alcohol for the last four or five years. I’ve had some rewarding successes, but also periods where I didn’t want to stop. The Joy of Complete Sobriety alluded me so I tried moderating my drinking many times, or bargained with myself about drinking ‘just on special occasions’. When

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