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Exulting in That Feeling

By Kate M. Liz wrote:  I have just read two emails in a row that mentioned the exhilaration of the early days of not drinking. That’s where I am now, and am very disappointed that it will wear off.  Kind of like a new love, I guess….  The exhilaration is what’s keeping me in there […]

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Onionism: the Disease

By MOG It is interesting, I have found, that my eyes don’t tear as much when I don’t chop onions. Some might say that I have a not so rare disease that is always there and manifests itself when the onions appear on the cutting board. Perhaps. If I stay away from the onions, it […]

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There Is No In-Between For Me

By Lisa P. I have been thinking about my recent problems. I figure that I can either “practice alcoholism” or “practice sobriety.”  That’s really how I feel about it. Both are actually a technique for coping. And I can make the choice, one way or the other. However, all I have to do is consider […]

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Our Drinking Relationship: A Long Convoluted Story

By Bonnie L. I have been sober for almost 6 months.  My SO drinks and uses. Our relationship has always been affected by drugs and alcohol. We met in a bar. For the first 10 years I don’t think we ever had sex sober! It defined our social activities, our circle of friends, how we […]

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