Thursday, 2 July 2015

It Doesn't Get Easier...

...You just get better at it.

I saw this phrase today in a context completely unrelated to alcohol or sobriety. I felt compelled to rush to my computer and share it with you, because it struck me immediately as being the correct answer to the question I tried to answer in a recent post, that of 'Does it get easier?'

Not drinking alcohol does not change per se, but the way in which we go about it, and our feelings surrounding it, are akin to riding a rollercoaster. As time goes on we get used to the ups and downs, we know that the former will always follow the latter and our feeling of utter panic subsides.

I love a good analogy but I'm going to stop right here as I can be guilty of taking them a step too far (and not knowing when to get off!).


  1. Replies
    1. And thank you for your enduring support. Rx

  2. At some point you have to tell yourself, "This is going to SUCK sometimes. Period. Take it like a girl."

    1. You're right. No one said it would be a walk in the park and there are some real tough times. If it was easy there would be no problem in giving up, anyone could do it whenever they chose to. Sadly this is not the case.


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