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The Monument Community

We're really glad we found each other.

  • Our anonymous community is a place to give and get support and motivation as you change your relationship with alcohol.
  • Members are encouraged to write and comment on posts to share updates throughout their journey.
  • Monument moderators post thought-provoking questions, challenges, affirmations, and more to inspire reflection, conversation, and connection.

Please adhere to the Community Principles. If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency or having suicidal thoughts, please visit these resources

90 Days Alcohol Free

Helping to hold myself accountable. 90 days alcohol-free is my goal: July 26-Oct. 26. It will be really hard to not socially drink, but I will remind myself that true connection doesn’t require alcohol, in fact, connecting is easier without... (More)

Hello All! Not sure what to say, aside from I am a maintenance alcoholic who is not maintaining much these days.

Snow globe in a paint mixer

Dear Alcohol,

You are just another piece of fake plastic snow in my perpetually quaking snow globe of a life full of addictions, obsessions, and problems. Go wedge yourself in Santa's armpit for a while so I can try to... (More)

STRUGGLING

I am really struggling lately with the PTSD (and the depression and anxiety that go along with it). I was abused/neglected as a child and teenager and buried A LOT of shit. I have used drinking as my primary coping... (More)