Getting sober can seem tricky, and the reason it seems that way is because we think we know it all, but we could not be farther from the truth. We figure that we’re adults and we’ve gotten this far, so we tend to rely on what we think we know to get us even further. […]
It’s an established fact that alcohol is a depressant. When you drink alcohol, it hits certain receptors in your neurological system that dampens activity in the brain and causes a relaxed feeling in your entire body. It depresses feelings and emotions and allows you to feel like you don’t have a care in the world. Is that the alcohol that you remember? It was for me. If it sounds like a super drug, that’s because it is. Just because alcohol is socially acceptable, doesn’t mean that it’s not one of the most powerful drugs on the planet. It is so powerful in fact, that a person can die from the withdrawal. Alcohol pretends to love you so much that if you try and leave, it will try to kill you like a crazy ex!