Walking Through My Emotions
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Walking Through My Emotions

One foot after another leads to emotional sobriety

In early sobriety, my emotions were out of control and very intense. I thought I’d die from them. I thought I’d have to drink over them. An  emotional storm could ruin several days for me.  After a hysterically charged night, I’d spend the next few days emotionally hungover and holding onto self-pity and resentment. As I gained gifts of sobriety, like peace of mind and new friendships, I began to experience consequences from my lack of emotional control. Indulgent self-pity could rob me of happiness or my quick temper could ruin an outing with a friend.


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