What do you intend to prove, anyway, and to whom? That you can stay sober, or that you can drink again?
Topics: loss of control, maintaining sobriety, triggers
For many, because of compulsion, abstinence may turn out to be easier than re-establishing control.
Topics: abstinence, compulsive behavior, loss of control, maintaining sobriety
If you’ve been down that road, making repeated attempts to control use or to stop and stay stopped, only to fall fall flat, you should eventually realize that what works for others just doesn’t work for you
Topics: cannabis, loss of control, maintaining sobriety, relapse
Few of us are ever as dedicated to a goal as the addict is to seeking an alternative to abstinence.
Topics: abstinence, loss of control, maintaining sobriety, relapse
It was never really about the job, or an article in Time, or anything except his own fervent desire to keep drinking and prove everyone else wrong.
Topics: alcoholism, loss of control, signs and symptoms
Problems with alcohol are better defined in terms of the problems themselves than some arbitrary amount consumed.
Topics: alcohol, loss of control, recognizing addiction, signs and symptoms