I slip after 1 month of sobriaty
By mike81
8/17/2011 1:08:27 PM
Hello everyone,

I wanted to share that today I had a slip, I did masturbate after 1 month of sobriety, I had another one 3 month ago but this time I'm not feeling guilty or sad, of course I did a mistake but I still want to fight and continu in the right way, I started right away an inventory in order to correct and reset some of my bounderies in order to be prepare next time.

It is not easy but I have hope that the lord will help me to fight this addiction.

Thanks for your support



"It's good to not be hard to yourself. The most important thing is to not give up. Keep up!"
posted at 15:43:58 on August 17, 2011 by YURI
Good job...    
"At not beating yourself up too much. I'm struggling with that right now. I had a slip after 3 weeks and it has been devastating. Keep working your recovery. You're doing a good job.
posted at 17:04:23 on August 17, 2011 by dstanley
"It sucks that you fell but man good job for going a month something I wish I can do. Even better that you know you did a mistake but you don't want that to bring you down good keep going!! Good luck!!!!"
posted at 20:43:39 on August 17, 2011 by Teddy
Thank you    
"Thank you, it is great to read your comments.
And as my sponsor told me, "Your best days are still ahead", I'm seeking for the real happiness but the path is long, and sometime I'm still a little bit angry to my self, because there is this duality, the addict and the other one, bu writing help me a lot.

I will try to help other as well, "
posted at 04:43:18 on August 18, 2011 by mike81
Recovery is a long road    
"Getting into the spot that you're in did not happen overnight and so you shouldn't expect to get out overnight either. You've got the right attitude... Keep learning from your mistakes and moving forward. We can recover! Good luck!"
posted at 11:23:54 on August 18, 2011 by ldsfamilyman

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