My drinking had become problematic. It was a fact that I accepted, but that I didn’t pay much attention to, because in my mind, there weren’t any consequences.
The complicated relationship between drinking and writing is well-documented, but how does creativity fare in sobriety?
I crave anything that gets me out of the insanity that encompasses my mind every minute of every day.
Another family member says I am enabling her, but she’s alone and needs me.
The start of a new year usually means resolutions, and with the promise of a clean slate, for some, comes the promise to be alcohol-free for the month of January.
If you are struggling with bipolar disorder, you are also at a higher risk for abusing drugs and alcohol. Because bipolar disorder means you experience extreme low periods along with manic high periods, you might begin using drugs and alcohol