I am currently struggling to confront my drinking and facing up to the fact I may have a problem. I have done some pretty stupid and dangerous things over the past year which was due to my depression but at the same time I was under the influence of alcohol which I am beginning to think is the cause of a lot of my behaviours. I am struggling to know how you know if you have a problem or if you are an alcoholic so I am hoping I can learn a few things by being a part of this community.
I completely understand that lack of energy. When I was going through some pretty serious depression I did not have the energy to do anything. Getting out of bed to look after my kids when it was my week with them was almost impossible. Loneliness is a huge trigger for depression for me and looks like it affects you in a similar way. Do you have…[Read more]
That’s so awesome @kebab123456! I understand the need of not wanting to tell anyone in case you fail, I’m at day 55 and I am still not in a place where I feel comfortable having that conversation yet. Like you I need to get through the Christmas New Year’s period first!
Hey all, wish I was at that point of just now not telling people. I made the mistake of telling everyone 25 years ago and all I’ve received is judgement ever since. If I could go back I would not have told everyone and would have handled it a lot differently indeed! Take is slow, you’ll know when the time is right. There is nothing wrong with not…[Read more]
That’s awesome @jm! You have to stand up for yourself! Things like that cannot be just swept under the rug like it never happened. How can you heal if you don’t address it.
Enjoy your walk with your dog and enjoy Mexico!!!
So good to hear you feeling much more positive x. Well done for arranging a therapy appointment, that will be so beneficial for you to get it all and and make sense of it all!
Enjoy the great day you have planned!
Congratulations on getting through it sooner, that’s amazing stuff! Definitely not an epic fail! You distracted yourself and kept yourself busy and you knew when it was time to go and you did! Those are hard things to do when all you want to to is drink so give yourself credit for that 😊
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