Have you ever felt like you’ve wasted your time, energy and breath trying to explain something to someone who just cannot seem to GET IT? And you wonder something like “How is it possible that no matter what I say, she/he just cannot seem to grasp it? How am I explaining this wrong? What elseContinue reading “When It Comes To Your Sobriety Do You Feel Understood?”
One morning during breakfast, late in the second week of my stay, someone announced that our schedule had been changed and everyone needed to meet downstairs in the lecture room at 9:30. I arrived early and counted 45 chairs placed in a U shape against three of the walls in the room. The chairs startedContinue reading “The Game.”
There’s no such thing as triggers. Alcoholics aren’t triggered to drink. Alcoholics find an excuse to drink and then later – point a finger at whatever ‘IT’ is or was, and call it a trigger. Please. We have to stop doing this. Now is a good time to own our behavior.