Sometimes we need a hand or the reasonable voice of someone who loves and cares for us to direct us back to the road we desperately want to be on but have strayed from.
You already have everything you need to be successful in your recovery. You are showing up and doing the work.
There were casualties at the end of my last relationship. My will to get into another relationship was among them.
I got sober today so I could learn how to fight for my life instead of through it. And one day, the fight wouldn’t feel so much like a fight.
I’m almost five years sober: this July 17th will mark my five years in recovery. For the first time, I’m feeling nervous about the approaching milestone, and I’m not sure why.