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How to Deal with Friends and Family Who Drink

How to Deal with Friends and Family Who Drink

Yay, we’re sober! Oh hey, most of the rest of the world isn’t! A lot of us experience this recognition early on in recovery. In order to make progress and stay on our path, we need to let go of many of our “lower companions” with whom we used. But what about close...
When Your Sponsor Relapses: Shaken Foundations

When Your Sponsor Relapses: Shaken Foundations

No one likes to talk about it. You may not even want to think about it. And yet it does happen; men and women with years of sobriety, who serve as sponsors and mentors to countless others, regularly relapse. One of my best friends in early sobriety had a sponsor named...
Being a Mentor Can Help Your Recovery

Being a Mentor Can Help Your Recovery

I had less than 60 days clean when my sponsor told me I had to start helping newer guys. I was stunned. I had less than two months of sobriety. What did I have to give? I was just starting the Third Step. I’d already heard I couldn’t start sponsoring anyone formally...