One of the most unexpected, yet important, conversations I’ve had with all of you recently has been around my journey into sobriety.
Something I personally was never planning for myself, nor something I ever would have imagined writing about on this platform. And yet, here we are.
When I first shared my story of being curious around sobriety, I was overwhelmed by the response. I was flooded (and I mean flooded) with stories and questions and comments all saying the same thing, “me too”. The number one comment I heard over and over was “I kind of don’t want to drink anymore either, but I’m scared of……“
To this day, it’s been the most engaging topic I’ve ever shared on here.
Which tells me a few things. One, we are surrounded by alcohol everywhere we look. It’s become so ingrained in our culture that we forget we even HAVE a choice. And two, most of us are ready to change that (more on this soon).
The other day I asked you to send in any questions you had for me around sobriety. This is in no way meant to be taken as advice, but rather just an honest conversation. My hope is that by sharing some of what I’ve experienced or learned along the way, it can help you feel a little less alone or scared as you begin to explore your own journey.
So let’s jump in…