The path toward recovery from any addiction is often not a straight line. Unfortunately, addiction relapse is quite common. According to studies, nearly half of all people who try to get sober, return to heavy drinking or drug use, and even more experience a mild slip. There are several reasons for this high number. Short … Continue reading How To Support Someone After a Relapse
Are You Wondering If You Really Have a Drinking Problem?
Have you taken the quiz? Have you read the definition of alcohol use disorder? Have you Google “How do I know if have a drinking problem?” Have you compared yourself to your friends, the ones that seem to drink much more than you and still are OK? Have you woken up feeling hungover and ashamed … Continue reading Are You Wondering If You Really Have a Drinking Problem?
How I Stopped Being Addicted to Chaos
cha·os /ˈkāˌäs/disarray, disorganization, confusion, mayhem, bedlam, pandemonium, madness, havoc, turmoil, tumult, commotion, disruption, upheaval, furor, frenzy I lived in a state of chaos and turmoil for many years of my life, not just during my active addiction, but even years before the onset of my alcohol dependence. However, I never realized that this behavior was … Continue reading How I Stopped Being Addicted to Chaos