Why Do Alcoholics Blame Others?

This was originally published at https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/recovery-blog/why-alcoholics-blame-others/.  When it comes to the blame game, alcoholics are professionals. We can blame anyone and anything but ourselves when it comes to the predicaments we find ourselves in and the choices we make. For some reason, it’s easier to manipulate reality and shift blame than it is to own up […]

How I Avoided Relapse In 5 Situations

This post was originally published at https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/recovery-blog/avoid-relapse-five-situations/.  Relapse. For many, it’s part of the long, winding journey to sobriety. In fact, DrugAbuse.gov states that 40 to 60 percent of addicts and alcoholics will relapse after receiving treatment. Some of these people are able to get back on the track to sobriety, while others never do. Then there are […]