You might already know that you want to get sober, but perhaps you’re afraid of what you don’t know. You might already know that you need to get help for an addiction, but you might not know what your life is going to be like if you’re sober. Certainly, the unknown is exactly what keeps many men and women from getting the treatment they need. Not knowing what to expect in treatment but also not knowing what to expect in their own lives can be frightening. This article is meant to give you a taste of the addiction treatment experience so that you have a sense of what’s coming.
If you can’t get sober for yourself, you can always get sober for a loved one. Sometimes it’s hard for people to do something for themselves. But thinking about others can make getting sober worth its challenges. For instance, if you’re in early recovery and you’re already facing difficulties, without a commitment or purpose, it can be easy to turn back to your old life. Without having meaningful reason behind sobriety, you might so easily say it’s not worth it and return to drinking or drugging.
Alcoholic's Anonymous was created many years ago. When it was created the main point of it was for you to stay anonymous during your recovery. Beth Leipholtz, a contributor writer for the Huffington Post, believes people should start breaking their anonymity when becoming sober. Leipholtz has been in AA and has 6 reason why she broke her anonymity, and why others should do it as well.
We all want to get somewhere, whether that place is happiness, sobriety, financial well being, or stability. We are all trying to make our way somewhere. And because we want certain things in our lives, it's common to day dream about what we want. It's common to fantasize and envision about our future lives.