Requisite for Lasting Sobriety
There’s a variety of reasons that are usually causing and perpetuating our alcohol habit. It’s usually got very little to do with your willpower or mental strength. So never let people tell you that you are an alcoholic because you lack the will power or you are weak. People with a lot of willpower could get into alcohol use and have trouble quitting. Many times, you see the smartest, most successful and the strongest people getting into trouble with drinking. So if you think you’re weak-willed, it’s time to think differently.
We went into detail about the causes for your sustained drinking habit because if we want to quit or reduce alcohol, we need to do more than just fix the way we respond to situations, we must fix the situations themselves. Please, take a deep breath and reflect on the causes of your alcoholism. “You don’t get over an addiction by stopping using. You recover by creating a new life where it’s easier to not use. If you don’t create a new life, then all the factors that brought you to your addiction will catch up with you again”.