Tag: Relationships

Glamorous and Cool

My beautiful AuntieSo glamorous and coolWherever she went guys noticed and drooledBut she didn’t seem to realiseShe looked at herself with critical eyesLacking confidence she started to drinkalcohol… It made things better for her she’d think When I was younger she traveled all over the worldShe went to places like SingaporeI’d listen enthralledShe bought us

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Cant Stop Drinking? If I Can Do It – You Can Do It !

Never Give up in open hands - Can't Stop Drinking? Secret drinker ? Alcoholic? If I can Do it You can do it

When did alcohol take over my life? When did I cross that line? When did I become a secret drinker? Drinking alone. Guarding my stash. Nobody knew. A few drinks were never enough. My whole headspace was taken up with : How much wine will there be ?Why is everyone drinking so slowly !Whereā€™s the

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How Does Alcohol Effect Your Relationships?

A friend of mine went to a wedding last weekend hoping not to be triggered to drink and was surprised to find No ALCOHOL…. How cool is that and how very unusual! It really is amazing how we expect to drink at every event that celebrates relationships…. Family dinner parties Dinner with friends Dates Sex

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Is Alcohol Dissolving Your Relationships ?

When I first became alcohol-free, when I first stopped drinking, I was so pleased. So proud. My life opened up. I looked to my husband for support and love – and to my amazement didn’t actually get what I expected. In the cold light of day he carried on exactly like ‘him.’ šŸ˜¤ What I

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The Simplicity of How This Mom Finally Stopped Drinking

Woman in house

The image at the beginning of this post is literally how I used to feel. I used to feel trapped in the domesticity that I had chosen. I was a vibrant, active, loving wife and mom. Like many of my friends, I had my children after becoming established in my career. My daughter was born

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