12 Words that Redefine Sobriety
There are times when the question “What do you mean you don’t drink? Why not??” comes up.
Recognizing that not everyone gets it, and I really don’t feel the need to explain anymore, I still sometimes want to say, “No, really it’s OK, in fact it’s better than OK – being a sober alcoholic in recovery is magical, it’s beyond my wildest dreams.”
I looked up the definition of “sobriety.” No wonder people are distressed for me. Words like: somberness; solemnity; seriousness; sedateness; staidness; subdued; grave demeanor were there.
To my delight, it is so much more than that.
Here is a partial list of my definitions of sobriety and what it means to be in recovery.
What can you add?
In gratitude, harmony, and support,