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Introductions
Introductions

We're so glad we found each other. If you're willing, tell us what brought you here! 

Changing for many reasons

Main issues for me are recognizing myself in the readings you offer- drinking for relief or reward after work, disturbed sleep if I’ve had alcohol, loneliness and staying home to drink rather than activities I enjoy, drink to numb racing... (More)

Fulfilling my purpose...

I don't know when I decided that I needed to assess my alcohol use, but in early 2020 I made the first attempt at Dry January. I got 10 days I think... Over the course of 2020, I had about... (More)

Just Tired

I've been drinking since I turned 21 (I'm 37 now) regularly except during pregnancy and after an injury sustained while I was black out drunk. I'm just over it. I don't drink socially anymore. I drink alone and it's sad.... (More)

Out of the abyss

I’m scared I’m going to kill myself or someone else. I have hit rock bottom by driving blackout drunk and not remembering it as well as other unspeakable things. I’m terrified and can’t go on.