…there is a saying used in twelve-step programs and in most treatment centers that “Relapse is part of recovery.” It’s another dangerous slogan that is based on a myth, and it only gives people permission...
His eyes are so clear and blue that nothing but clichés enter my mind.
The only thing we chase our shots with are high-fives.
If you can stop using substance or stop your addictive behavior for extended periods of time without craving, you are not dependent. You are dependent only if you can’t stop without physical or psychological distress...
Alcohol does not solve problems but becomes a problem in itself
it does seemthe more we drinkthe better the wordsgo.
Only discovering and healing the root causes of each individual’s dependency puts an end to dependency. One-on-one sessions are key because the individual issues at the core of dependency are just that- completely individual.
I’m such an alcoholic that I go to church just for communion.
Being crazy, for the rest of us, is a form of sanity.