There no denying that what we are experiencing during this time will go down in history. These are most definitely trying times for everyone, not just the recovering alcoholic. Government forced lockdown has put me in my happy place. While a lot of people are talking about when this is all over, I am hoping... Continue Reading →
Once it was socially acceptable I helped myself and picked up two glasses, hoping it would appear as if I was getting one for someone else.
Time went on and one day I realised that there was no one around me any more, no one wanted to drink with me and no one could drink like me. I was alone and isolated and carried on drinking by myself.
I get applauded for my resolve to have not picked up an alcoholic drink so far, yet I am more concerned about the size of my stomach than the fact I have not picked up an alcoholic drink in this time.
There is a difference between finding recovery and living in recovery. When I found recovery, I was at such a rock bottom that I could see no way of continuing to live. I was well aware that alcohol is a toxin. I knew it was ruining everything and destroying me and all my relationships. It caused me... Continue Reading →
Life as a single sober person can be difficult. And sober dating? Fellowship meetings are not social clubs, and I tend to focus on recovery and helping others while there. So it’s difficult to meet someone (although it does happen). I am also acutely aware that many of my fellows share stories of partners who... Continue Reading →