Category: Relationships

Into the long grass: Relationships, self-worth and self-esteem in early sobriety

Yesterday, I read a post written by a cyber friend of mine. I admire this young woman. She stopped drinking, walked away from an abusive relationship, packed her dog in her car and set off across America in search of a new and more fulfilling life. She has had her ups and downs, but in

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It’s in Your Hands

Beouf Hache or Through the Mincer : That’s what I’ve been doing to myself for the past few months. Cutting myself up into tiny little pieces then feeding them through the mincer. Sometimes, it’s an electric mincer, but mostly it an ancient hand mixer. The electric mincer is fast and messy. The hand mincer churns

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You Have to Have Faith

When I stopped drinking, I thought that life was going to become blah. I thought that I was going to become a rather dull, uninspired individual and I honestly had no idea how I was going to get from 5 pm to 10 pm without pouring a couple of bottles of wine all over my

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Wouldn’t it be Great….

When we first stop drinking, wouldn’t it have been great if all of the people we like and love could just say….. FANTASTIC! GO YOU! LET’S FORGET ABOUT SHARING A DRINK AND JUST CELEBRATE BEING TOGETHER ! Those of us who stop drinking find that many of the people we love just don’t get it.

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