How to Overcome Alcohol Use Disorder

How to Overcome Alcohol Use Disorder

Guilty Verdict Leads to Freedom I quit drinking nineteen months ago. Overcoming alcohol use disorder was both hard and easy. Living with the decision to quit felt better than living with ambivalence. I’d had lawyers arguing inside my head 24/7. They couldn’t even...
The Dangers of Group-Think Sobriety

The Dangers of Group-Think Sobriety

If you are hoping an extended period of sobriety will restore your ability to drink like a normal person, it’s only a matter of time before you pick up where you left off. Because you’re operating under a false narrative: that you (and the way you drink) are the...
What is Emotional Sobriety?

What is Emotional Sobriety?

Not Drinking is Not Emotional Sobriety After years of drinking alcohol on a daily basis, my body immediately fell in love with sobriety. Within a few days, my energy and interest in life outside of my own head began to return. Within a few weeks, my skin and eyes were...
Alcoholism Treatment Options

Alcoholism Treatment Options

Searching for alcoholism treatment? Alcohol rehab programs are expensive. Sadly, long-term relapse rates range from 20 to 80 percent. So, you’re betting your life and your finances on the flip of a coin. Hope is not a strategy. So, if you’re not 100 percent sure that...
Becoming a Non-Drinker

Becoming a Non-Drinker

Seeking Emotional Intelligence Lots of people quit drinking. Some do it alone and others need help. Some do an immediate about-face — they wake up one day and decide they’re done. Other people cycle between periods of abstinence and attempts at moderation — searching...