When I was 20 years old I got sober. I thought getting sober was going to be the worst thing ever and that the fun was over. But I ended up being able to do everything I used to do.
I mostly have stayed sober because I’ve been happy. I’ve made friends with people who genuinely care about me and they call and ask me how I am. I’ve never had friends like that.
I was always using them for something or they were using me for something and now I have really nice friends.
Today my life is amazing. I have a job that I love. I graduated college. I have a really good relationship with my family. I have tons of friends. I have some friends that aren’t sober but I can hang out with them. I can do everything that I used to do but I don’t make a fool of myself and I’m not really sad all the time.
- I talk to people. I ask other people how they’re doing and I try not to think about myself so much.
- I do breathing exercises. I started exercising. I write gratitude lists. I try to stay positive.
- Have one good person in your life you can be honest with. There’s no better support than talking to someone who’s been through it.
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