How to overcame your first sober heartbreak

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  1. Once the break up happens — call…

What I learned in my first year of sobriety.

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  1. You get your feelings back — This is the best and worst part about quitting drinking. Who knew you could feel so damn much? Who knew it would hurt so bad and feel so good all at the same time?
  2. You have more money — To buy $7 lattes, lavish dinners, or new shoes. Pretty much anything your heart desires because you stopped wasting all your cash on booze.
  3. You lose friends — While finding new appreciating for the friends that stuck around and cheered you on. They’re the real ones. The good ones.
  4. You take responsibility — You don’t…

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Michelle Bonfils

Poetry, Memoir, and Tales of Sobriety.

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