3 Unexpectedly Hard Things About Getting Sober

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Getting through the hardest parts of going through recovery, from someone who’s been there

By Lindsey Hall

Original Source: sheknows.com

Sobriety — we’ve all read the self-help books telling us why it’s great: “Your best days are ahead of you. The movie starts when the person gets sober and puts his/her life back together; it doesn’t end there.”

This stuff is fine. But, we often don’t shed enough light on the fact that sobriety is hard. And uncomfortable. And sometimes, frankly, boring. We don’t like to focus on that for fear of inciting relapse. But recovery is all about acknowledgement — the positive and the tough.

Here are three unexpectedly hard things about sobriety…click her to continue reading

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