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My secret quest

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Well here we go.  Never thought I needed AA but definitely realized I needed to curb my drinking. 3-4 glasses of wine a night is too much yet I struggle to stop.  I am very successfull at my job, go to school and manage a household. But I can do better for me.  I have…

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Need Extra Help

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I’ve been doing this for a while but need extra help.  I say MM never hurts. No one ever said damn the next morning I wish I didn’t moderate last night 🙂

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New

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Just signed up. Nervous and scared

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Just starting

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Just starting

I’m currently reading Drinking Responsibly and joined this site a few minutes ago. I will be starting Dryuary but being honest that I may do so for 21 days as my wife’s birthday is the 21st. We do enjoy our wine but she would be 100% supportive of skipping wine, so I don’t know yet….

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week 3 success

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Hey guys, third entry here, gonna probably post the rest on the forum after this. Third weekend going drink free and gotta say it was another beauty. Worked a lot, spent some time with a close friend and relaxed. Not drinking has forced me into some stress relief and natural highs that I wouldn’t normally…

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Second Weekend of my 30

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My second weekend started on Friday where I took a girl to an ” East Coast Paint Party ” where an artist will lead a predetermined piece of art tutorial and you get to paint it. She had a glass of red wine but I stuck to water. Got an early bed and an early…

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Glad to see there’s an alternative to abstinence

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Hi my blog is http://dealingwithalcoholdependency.wordpress.com I thought I was the only one trying a path of moderation rather than abstinence.  The abstainers can be very black and white in their thinking and assume it’s only a matter of time before a moderator realises it can’t be done and becomes an abstainer. That doesn’t help me.  I…

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took a drink – after double digit program sobriety

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So that happened.  I expected it to be this momentous thing and it has been pleasant and manageable.  Now what? AA has been my entire support system. Still attending meetings being a total poser. Feeling conflicted.

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First Week of my 30

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Hello my name is Angus. I am Twenty years old and I believe I am a problem drinker. I was directed to Moderation Management by a friend and coworker who believed it could do me a lot of good and I’ve certainly doubled down on everything it has to offer.   I have all the…

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Katy Byrne’s Column on MM

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Katy Byrne gives her perspective on problem drinking: https://www.elephantjournal.com/?p=1234186  via @elephantjournal Katy is a harm reduction psychotherapist who often joins the conversation on Tuesday evening phone chat.

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