Tag: emotional-regulation

  • Learning to Feel the Feels at 8 Months Sober

    Learning to Feel the Feels at 8 Months Sober

    I’ve been alcohol-free for almost 8 months and that means having to face a whole lot of things that I once drowned out with excessive daily drinking. I am in much of the same mindset that I was when my son was born 18 years ago. Nothing in my environment had changed back then except […]

  • Anger Management in Early Sobriety – Facing Your Feelings Alcohol Free

    Anger Management in Early Sobriety  – Facing Your Feelings Alcohol Free

    Something that hit me pretty hard in early sobriety was anger. Sometimes I’m just MAD as hell. It’s pretty amazing, actually, the amount of anger-energy that comes out of me. Madder than a hornet in a coke can. I’m mad that I can’t just keep moving on through my life as ‘normal’, mad that I’ve […]

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