The Signs Of Alcoholism You Only Have Because You’re An Alcoholic

  There are many signs of alcoholism which are commonly discussed like changes in appearance, health, and ability to meet life’s responsibilities. Few people discuss the more subtle signs of alcoholism which only take place in an alcoholic’s mind. You pre-game before the pre-game and after-party after the party You drink more often than everyone…

What is a 12 Step Model Rehab?

What is a 12 Step Model Rehab?

If you or a loved one is in search of a rehabilitation program or clinic, 12 step is almost certain to come up. The National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services shows that 12-step models are used by 74% of treatment centers in the USA, either as a primary treatment method or an optional one.…

9 Things To Tell Yourself When You Want To Drink

Like most recovering alcoholics, there are times when I miss drinking. Even though I have been sober for over six years, alcohol can still call out to me, especially in moments of stress or emotional turmoil. It whispers my name and tells me how refreshing a nice, cold beer would be or how much fun…

How to Stay Away from Alcohol During the Holidays

How to Stay Away from Alcohol During the Holidays

While the holidays are all about celebration, I find it to be the most stressful time of the year. As an alcoholic in recovery, it is extremely difficult for me to be in a room full of merrymakers drinking alcohol. It seems to be at every party and at every family gathering. And invariably, there…