"Remember that the reason you're doing this is to make YOUR life better" not your kids lives as child support is meant for. Quit buying your new boy toy new trucks, new truck tires, a riding lawnmower, a rowing machine, endless numbers of smokers and gril
I eat/breathe/sleep/drink fixing the mess that is alcohol addiction and addiction recovery. My work gives meaning to my life, and it is what I believe to be my reason for being here. Bonus, it feels as much of a creative pursuit as it does a mission.
You don't get over an addiction by stopping using. You recover by creating a new life where it is 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.
I used to be someone that i wasn’t a few years ago. I put on a mask and tried to act tougher than I really was. Truthfully, it made me learn a lot about life and who I truly am. and who I was then, is not me now.