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The Only Way Out of It, Is Through It

For those new to recovery, you may be feeling a little overwhelmed with, well, feelings. You know, those things we avoided, pushed down, and ran away from for so long in our addiction? As appealing as running away from feelings sounds, we cannot do that in recovery. We have to learn how to sit with how we feel, and we …Read More

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Non-Alcoholic Beer in Sobriety

You are at a baseball game, and people around you are lapping up pint after pint when you notice a non-alcoholic version behind the concession stand. You begin pondering how it would taste, and then you wonder whether or not your fellow alcoholics in recovery would shun the notion of giving it a try. Just like the popular fermented drink …Read More

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What Does Alcohol Do for an Alcoholic?

For an alcoholic, the anticipation leading up to the first drink of the day is almost unbearable. The thought of it crossing your lips, traveling warmly down your throat, and hitting your belly with a big splash of delight is drool-worthy. Once you get your hands on it, it feels like you just found Willy Wonka’s golden ticket. All the …Read More