I can create situations that make me unhappy because I’ve had YEARS of practice, and I’m good at it. But I’m tired of hating myself.
I can’t remember exactly when I started feeling ….
I used to need “help” to both enjoy and endure motherhood. I lived my days waiting to drink or smoke to take the edge off.
I was seventeen when I found alcohol and began to self-harm. It wasn’t drastic, but the relief I found was a catalyst for the next six years.
There are so many reasons 12-step sponsorship does not come with a medical degree. Sometimes well-intentioned suggestions kill people.