Following Along
October 2022 | Relapse | Our Personal Stories

Following Along

It wasn’t until I was sober a while and had listened to hundreds of speakers that I came to the conclusion that I wasn’t as unique as I once thought.

For most of my life, I thought I was the only one who lived the way I did. I was the only one in elementary school who lost his father in a car accident. I was the only one in high school who didn’t have a letter, play in any kind of sport or belong to a special club. When I married and children came along, I felt like the worst father ever. Even deep into sobriety I thought my story was unique because no one had ever experienced the same things I had.


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