Tag: sober-solutions

  • Drinking to Get to the Bottom of Things?

    Drinking to Get to the Bottom of Things?

    I often drank to get to the bottom of things. Do you know what I mean? When you don’t feel right. When you’re feeling a bit stirred up or a bit down. When there are things going on and you don’t know what you feel or think about it but you don’t feel right. I…

  • Understanding Fading Affect Bias

    Understanding Fading Affect Bias

    Everyone who has ever tried to stay sober is familiar with that seductive voice that forgets the pain of drinking too much. Psychologists call it the fading affect bias, more commonly known as FAB, which simply means that memories associated with negative emotions tend to be forgotten more quickly than those associated with positive emotions. Fading…

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