Whatever is going on in my life is not an excuse for how I'm feeling, and especially not for how I'm acting. But how to stop reacting and respond instead?
In my own journey of processing childhood trauma and addiction I've come across the term 'emotional sobriety' multiple times, and its poetry struck me. In all the meetings I've been to recently, I have not met a single addict with a happy upbringing. So after all, being sober isn't enough anymore, now I've got to... Continue Reading →