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Old 05-07-2014, 03:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello I'm Chris. I'm on sober day 3. I feel good and haven't had any cravings. Doing something good for myself and rebuilding my family trust are my motivators

I will be attending an AA meeting this Sunday. Do you find it helps to have individual counselling as well?
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Hi Chris and welcome to sr. Lots of support on here for you.
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Old 05-07-2014, 03:31 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Hi I gave up some yrs ago and I found AA good, to me more the help the better. xx

good job and good luck for ur future of giving up and staying. xx

sry should say, u can do this!
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I've never had counseling, but it couldn't hurt. After my last relapse, I decided to go "all in" for sobriety. AA, Dr's office visits, nutritionist, spiritual angle, etc. I never added a counselor to that list but probably should have.
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I saw a CBT counselor for about 6 months and I think it helped. I specifically wanted a non-addiction counselor because I wanted help with my sober brain. I also think the collective input from this forum is likely more than any individual addictions counselor could hold in one head.

Your mileage may vary, but that was how I did it.

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Congratulations on Day 3 Chris. It's good to have you with us.
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