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encouragement -- AA

Discussion in 'Sobriety Tips and Inspiration' started by kfontroy, Nov 22, 2014.

  1. kfontroy

    kfontroy Active Contributor

    Dealing with the alcoholism can be quite a challenge. There are ways of dealing with this situation that can help you wean of the addiction; less the withdrawal symptoms. Relapse is another common challenge that Alcoholics face. Read through the following AA words of encouragement and learn about how you can best deal with the problem.

    A lot of people do not like being threatened with the dangers of alcohol as a way of getting them to quit. I will try and avoid that here as I believe there are other ways of tackling this problem. However that does not mean the dangers are not real and that they should be ignored. All you have to do is think about all the benefits that not being dependant on the bottle will bring you.

    The first thing is being part of a support group. I know how unpopular and infamous AA associations are among alcoholics. You can look for a less formal support group. In fact you can even start one of your own. AA words of encouragement do not always have to come from a meeting or book. Sometimes talking to someone that has been through it will help. At least you come to realize that it is possible.

    You can check out Elements Behavior Health. This is an online support group that has no demands and expectations. They believe in taking it one day at a time and that is how you deal with alcohol addiction. If you are someone that has tried to quite before and relapsed there is no need to give up. Those are AA words of encouragement that you will hear all the time and they are true.

    Whether you are undertaking this journey for the first time or trying again, you just need to be in control of your feelings. If problems are the reason for your drinking; try spending less time thinking about them. This is a step by step process and Sobber Recovery should be able to walk you through it.