Tag: Addiction

  • Getting Back to Sober When You Slip

    Getting Back to Sober When You Slip

    Sometimes people take a break from drinking, drink again, and then have an awful time getting back on track. Relapse may feel like the right word to you or it may feel overly dramatic but I know from my own experience after being sober nine months in both of my pregnancies that when I started […]

  • The Lies I Told

    The Lies I Told

    Was I drinking everyday? No . Did I get drunk every time? I don’t think so. I masked it well. So was there a problem ? It got to the stage where after a few drinks, my emotions were all over the place. Nasty me. Picking on my hub, poor guy. Raging at my kids, […]

  • How do You Talk to Your Kids about Alcohol Abuse if You’re Questioning Your Own Drinking?

    How do You Talk to Your Kids about Alcohol Abuse if You’re Questioning Your Own Drinking?

    When my daughter and son learned in third-grade social studies that alcohol was an addictive drug I found myself in the uncomfortable position of trying to explain why I often drank more than I should. Although I’ve always had an open dialogue with my kids about alcohol and drugs I’ve also known that my behavior […]

  • HEY, YOU GOT A MINUTE ?

    HEY, YOU GOT A MINUTE ?

    The philosophy according to YOSSARIAN in the pursuit of sobriety. That task can be as convoluted or as simplistic as you see fit. Being a simple man, I choose the latter. Reading volumes of text written by another about another’s experience in the form of self help just doesn’t make sense to me. They sell, […]

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