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Old 08-14-2020, 07:57 AM
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Moderation has advantages and disadvantages. On the upside, moderation is a great if you don't want to quit. On the downside, moderation doesn't work.

Moderation = drinking.
Drinking ≠ recovery.
Therefore, moderation ≠ recovery.
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Old 08-14-2020, 09:05 AM
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Hope you can stop now and forget about 'moderation', whatever the hell that is.....

Don't go too far down the rabbit hole, but you may have no choice in how this progresses if you wish to continue drinking, we're here for you NOW!
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Old 08-14-2020, 10:43 AM
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When are you quitting Tetrax?
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Old 08-14-2020, 02:07 PM
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I hope you get back to recovery soon. Only bad things will happen when you drink. Don't wait too long.
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Old 08-14-2020, 02:15 PM
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I hope you join us in recovery again soon, Tetrax.
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Old 08-14-2020, 05:04 PM
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If it was as simple as deciding to moderate, none of us would be here now. We're binary people: it's either all the way off or all the way on.
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Old 08-14-2020, 06:17 PM
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Hi Tetrax,

I was thinking of you just the other day and hoping you were doing OK. Good that you're back here - we're with you all the way on your road back to sobriety.

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Old 08-14-2020, 06:37 PM
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Hi Tetrax,

It is great to see you back and posting! I learned the hard way about moderation too, being sober is just much easier than the madness that accompanies moderation!

Donít wait any longer, come back now!
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Old 08-14-2020, 08:30 PM
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Good to see you, Tet. Glad you came back.

I of course echo what everyone else is saying - stop again now before things get really bad. You overcame so much to get sober, and it meant something. Youíre not the same person you were before you quit. How can we help you bolster your sobriety plan?

Keep posting, tho, even if youíre still drinking. I finally finished Bojack, by the way. Cried a lot and felt it was an excellent end to the series.

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Old 08-15-2020, 08:04 AM
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Hey Tetrax, I was bummed to read this. I’m sure you know that if moderation was a success for you, you wouldn’t be posting. So I hope you make it back and without too much damage done. If you come back, this experience can be valuable not just for you but for other people who might find themselves at the same fork in the road. All the best.
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Old 08-15-2020, 04:47 PM
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I've often come on here to check on you Tetrax. We stopped at the same time before and I'm also back on the train.

Lets make the last few months of 2020 the best we can. Join us.
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