I’ve been working hard and had some success and it’s really all because I am not drinking. But there comes a point where I start thinking about a drink and the thought sort of taps on my head like Chinese water torture. I know it would be many and then lots of trouble but the monotony of life sort of gets me.
Also tonite my wife had a glass of wine before dinner and we went out to a steakhouse and she ordered a big 10 dollar glass and then we get home and another. She never gets tipsy and it’s spread out but the fact she can just irks me sometimes. I know she is not alcoholic like me.
Just some success is worse than bad times for me. I get to thinking I want to enhance it and I know a drink is nothing but trouble but sometimes on Saturday it makes my mind f’ed up and drive me crazy.
Tommorow is another day
This is unheard of for the people who know me!
I don't know if anyone had seen this, but it's an article from the New York Times.https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/07/well/family/wine-moms-drinking-alcohol-sober-parenting.htmlI don't know if other parents in recovery can relate, but I know I can. I've definitely seen how prevelant "wine mom culture" is raising my two youngest today. When I was raising my son 15-20 years ago, I don't remember it...