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Reflections on ten months of total sobriety.

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posted on Oct, 28 2018 @ 04:02 AM
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a reply to: nonspecific

It's all good, and yes you're right replacing one habit with another defeats the purpose of stopping.
Addiction is a far larger problem than just drugs and alcohol , food addiction, adrenaline addiction, sugar addiction, sex addiction, cafiene etc etc etc Anyhow I guess I'm guilty, I enjoy an edible or 2, I gave up smoking a year ago so it's like my only other vice.




posted on Nov, 5 2018 @ 03:52 PM
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a reply to: olaru12

I was somewhat in the same boat. I used alcohol because it was very effective, and my toxic environment compelled me to use a lot of it. Since I used so much of it, I was labelled alcoholic (by the same people whose mistreatment justified the drinking) and in the early stages of straightening myself out, I didn't have the wherewithal to argue. But one part of it the 12 steppers got right is that at the base of it all was my personal weakness. That weakness was not my fault, but it was my sole responsibility to become stronger. So my weakness, eventually, became my strength. I can "hold my liquor" now that I am emotionally stronger but ironically, I have no room for it in my lifestyle.
edit on 5/11/2018 by DictionaryOfExcuses because: (no reason given)



 
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