It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like A Sober Holiday
The holidays will be here before you know it, and you’re probably already preparing for the upcoming festivities. Perhaps you’re getting ready for Thanksgiving, but people are already decking the halls and getting ready to do the jingle bell rock. Soon, everybody will be whistling their favorite carols, hanging stockings by the chimney with care, and putting out the menorah. Yes, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa.
The good news is, this year, you’ll be sober for the holidays. Despite how you might be feeling, this IS good news. There are a lot of blessings for you to count this winter season. Most importantly – you’re not being driven by the obsession and compulsion of active addiction. This alone ought to give you something to get excited about!
Nevertheless, many people in recovery struggle during the month of December because they associate the holidays with drugs and alcohol. Holidays like Christmas and New Year’s Eve bring with them plenty of alcohol and invitations to get hammered. Being sober for the holiday season might seem difficult, but having a relapse prevention plan in place can go a long way to make sure you stay sober in the weeks to come. Plus, we’ll give you four reasons to lift your glass of apple cider and say, “Cheers! I love being SOBER for the holidays!”