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Quit Drinking Without AA

Quit Drinking Without AA

Alcoholism can be a horrible affliction, one that leads to a lot of harm and destruction in people's lives. If you have a drinking problem, the sooner you can get sober and stay sober, the better off your life will be. Of course, quitting drinking is easier said than done. Achieving sobriety is even more difficult for those who have trouble accepting the doctrines of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) ... »

Five Tips for Summer Sobriety for the Recovering Alcoholic

Five Tips for Summer Sobriety for the Recovering Alcoholic

For those recovering from an alcohol addiction, summer traditions can be a relapse waiting to happen. Here are 5 tips to help you remain sober. For many Americans, the warm summer days means relaxation vacations, carefree outings to the beach, boating trips to the lake and backyard barbeques. However, for those recovering from an alcohol addiction, each of these summer traditions can be a relapse ... »

Absolute Alcohol Sobriety

Absolute Alcohol Sobriety

For members of Alcoholics Anonymous, absolute alcohol sobriety is a must. But, for many of us absolute alcohol sobriety is a choice we make for all sorts of reasons. Health issues tend to be the prime motivation for maintaining absolute alcohol sobriety. Alcohol does not mix well with pregnancy, diabetes, high blood pressure to name but a few. There are also the psychological problems that are wor... »

Living With an Alcoholic Wife – Beat the Challenge

Living With an Alcoholic Wife – Beat the Challenge

Living with an alcoholic wife can absorb your entire personal life. While you do as much as you are able to help your wife get through her alcohol addiction, you also need to remember that you have a life too. To keep your sanity while living with an alcoholic, there is a decision you must make: Stop allowing your life to be absorbed with providing the constant care for your alcoholic wife. It'... »

Drug and Alcohol Addiction – Spirituality in Sobriety

Drug and Alcohol Addiction – Spirituality in Sobriety

Part of our task in early recovery is to rediscover the sacred in ourselves and in life. Spirituality delivers what drugs and alcohol promised. Drugs and alcohol promised to always be there for us, not to put demands on us, not to sabotage us; but experience shows this is not true. Through drug and alcohol addiction we have been held hostage to a disease process that is incurable and progressive. ... »

Every Man’s Battle Workshop – An Evaluation

Every Man’s Battle Workshop – An Evaluation

In April, 2005, I was one of about ninety men to attend a pricey three day New Life Ministries conference in Costa Mesa, California promoted as a biblically based means for men to overcome problems with lust and to develop sexual purity. After attending this workshop, we were asked to prepare an evaluation. The information that follows is essentially this initial evaluation. Shortly later, it was ... »

How To Live Without Drugs And Alcohol

How To Live Without Drugs And Alcohol

Addicts and alcoholics that are still drinking and using can be overwhelmed at the prospect of getting clean and sober. The problem is not sobering up, because that happens every time in a while anyway. The problem is not even "how do I stay clean?", Because most people understand the basics of such an idea – you avoid drugs and alcohol. The real question then becomes: "How do... »

Sanity and Sobriety, Pride of Purpose – Reflections of a Year Past

Sanity and Sobriety, Pride of Purpose – Reflections of a Year Past

Step # 1: DONE. Today marks one full year on my quest to stop drinking, and I could not be happier or more proud of myself than I am right now as I sit and type these words. I have spent the last few weeks sorta collecting my thought into a pool with a singular purpose: To reaffirm belief in myself and my progress. You may have thought I would write this as part of a healing process. Nope, this is... »

Stress: The Sneaky Saboteur That Undermines Sobriety

Stress: The Sneaky Saboteur That Undermines Sobriety

Stress in today's chaotic and combative world is nearly unavoidable. Sources of it are everywhere and it's tough to escape it. While we can turn off the TV and stop reading the news, pressures in our daily life are a different matter. In some cases, a little tension may even be beneficial if it helps us complete a task on time or motivates us to perform better. But stress can quickly becom... »

Living With An Alcoholic Spouse: A Healthy Detachment

Living With An Alcoholic Spouse: A Healthy Detachment

The best thing you can do when dealing with an alcoholic spouse is to detach from the abuse of the alcoholic. You can do this if you truly love your spouse and want to help them to possible sobriety. The more you focus all your energies on the alcoholic, the less likely he is to get sober. This article focuses on how you can detach and remain healthy mentally. Don’t Make Alcoholism Your Prob... »

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