Tag: Relationships

Are You Ready to End Your Abusive Relationship With Alcohol?

Follow your Heart How is your relationship with alcohol affecting your other relationships

Today is an important day for me. Today is my son’s birthday. He is already in his 30’s and that’s how long my relationship with alcohol pushed him out the way. For a large part of his life, I wasn’t present. Oh, I was there – but I wasn’t there for him. Because I was

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Alcohol Takes – Thoughts on Fear, Loneliness and Living Sober

Woman looking to sky - alcohol lonliness and living sober

I have felt very lonely in my sobriety and have struggled with this since deciding to live a life free of alcohol. I’ve realized that it’s because I feel that no one really understands the sacrifices made when quitting drinking. Was it a good choice? Yes. Was it a sacrifice? Yes. There is little understanding

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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 !Where’s the

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