and isn't treating their alcoholic malady." Alcoholics reach a place in there malady that will not allow them to live comfortably with or without drinking.
Drinking is the treatment that treats the alcoholic condition.
Like so many twentysomethings, drinking was a big part of my life.
I used to start craving a beer in the last hours of my work day.
"OUR PRIMARY PURPOSE IS TO............."Good morning Robert, I was on a dry drunk for NINE years. I was full of anger, insecurity, depression, and negativity. Thats why I'm in so much of a hurry to work the steps because I know that that's the only thing that works for us alcoholics.
ON THIS ONE---WHAT DOES IT REFER TO, EVER HAD ONE---COULD IT BE HELPFUL TO A NEWCOMER?
Recovery from drugs and alcohol dependency is a lifelong process of reassessment and readjustment.
When I hear people share that they waited a yr, or two or three to do the 4th step I shudder. KCB, Julie A "dry drunk" is an AA slang phrase that refers to "the twisted alcoholic thinking, toxic emotions and abnormal behaviors that are exhibited in an alcoholic that is sober and not drinking alcohol....They can now begin to rebuild their life and get back many of the things they have lost.Romantic relationships can be a great source of happiness in sobriety, but they can also be the source of great pain.An issue known as “dry drunk syndrome” may arise for some individuals as they move down their path of sobriety.Although most frequently seen during the first year of recovery, this issue may occur any time a former addict is sober but unhappy that they have to be.