For a person to recover from an addiction and stay recovered one must learn to have fun, to develop a fun SOBER CLEAN approach to life.
If one has spent years in the cycle of addiction the idea of fun without “using” is a strange concept.
Society also feed into the idea of fun and using just think of movies
The Bachelor Party
The list goes on and on. We also have the idea of people being able to “Hold Their Liquor” or “Drinking someone under the table” are badges of honor, so is any wonder there is a disconnect between what we say and what we do?
From a 4th of July Picnic, to Christmas to of course New Years Eve, drinking and escaping are somewhat ingrained.
Lets explore why people can have issues with having fun Sober and Clean!