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“Do I Drink too Much?” – You Don’t Have to Hit Rock Bottom To Stop Drinking

Check List - Do I Drink too Much

“You do not need to be a problem drinker to have a problem with drink”. You do not need to hit rock bottom to realise that your relationship with alcohol is not a healthy one. If you have a little voice in your head asking you “Do I drink too much?” This can be one

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Sobriety is Not a Magic Pill

Magic Pill Sobriety

I think it’s safe to say that many people who misuse alcohol are looking for a “quick fix.” That is certainly true in my case. Uncomfortable emotions? Drink. Messy house stressing me out? Drink. Job not going well? Drink. More bills than money? Drink. Want to have fun? Drink. Of course, we all know how

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Questioning Labels

question Mark Questioning lable alcoholic

Am I an Alcoholic?  I can’t even tell you how many times I Googled that question over the years. That and, “Do I have an alcohol problem?” I didn’t want to be an “alcoholic.” I didn’t want to have a “problem”. I didn’t want to be thought of as someone who couldn’t control herself. I

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