Sober Podcast 488 - "I should be able to (but I can't)
In this audio, I talk about the intersection of "i should be able to" and "i can't".
the first is based on hope. the other is based on fact.
I hope i can figure out this over-drinking thing if i just try harder versus gee it's been 10 years of me trying this, maybe i should try something else.
Your addictive head will say (repeatedly, in a voice that sounds true): I should be able to fix this, I should be able to solve this, I should be able to moderate, I should be able to have one drink and stop …
and then we ignore or minimize the truth: that we have a hangover, or that we blackout. Our head will minimize that we pass out on the couch. or that we've forgotten how to have fun. or that we can't count on ourselves...
This podcast was recorded August 1, 2022
in Burlington, Vermont
huglets, me xo