Most Popular Alcoholism Sobriety Quotes
If you or a family member are sober, you understand that any day can quickly become a volatile one, and an uplifting message can help lift the spirit of a recovering alcoholic or addict.
If you or someone you know is in recovery from alcoholism or drug abuse, you perfectly understand that any day can quickly become a volatile one. The trick to sobriety is making sure that using drugs or alcohol is simply not an option anymore. But that’s easier said than done, am I right? The following quotes are here to help you along your journey to a better life free from substances.
Popular Quotes That Inspire Sobriety
Knowing that someone else has gone through the same adversities as you are now and overcame them might just be the extra boost you need to get through a rough time and stay sober while you do it!
“Recovery is something that you have to work on every single day, and it’s something that doesn’t get a day off.”
— Demi Levato
Think about it. You had to work at your addiction, sometimes every day, logging in long hours towards a project that now needs to be undone a piece at a time. The same ferocity that was placed into getting you into a pickle needs to be applied into getting out of it as well. Remember that staying sober isn’t just not using!
“Don’t let the past steal your present.”
– Terri Guillemets
Boom! How often have we been living in our minds and thinking about moments that are either yet to happen or have already taken place? Live in the moment! In the end, what else do we have other than now!?
“The goal isn’t to be sober. The goal is to love yourself so much that you don’t need to drink.”
As one begins to realize the reasons they drink or drug, it becomes obvious that self-love or lack thereof is usually a big contributing factor to their substance abuse. If you have concerns about self-love, write a gratitude list and put into perspective what you have that’s good!
“Relapses are almost an inevitable part of any course of self-development.”
– Phillipa Perry
Mistakes happen! It’s whether you turn them into lessons or not that’s important!
“Recovery is taking all twelve steps…over and over and over and over…”
– Toni Sorenson
Doing the work is just as important as staying abstinent from substances! The more you put into your sobriety, the more chance you have of staying there!
“One thing you must realize is that: you either kill your addiction or your addiction will eventually kill you.”
– Oche Otorkpa
All of us in recovery eventually realize that the above quote is 100% true. Some of us, unfortunately, realize too late.
“First, you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.”
– F. Scott Fitzgerald
One of the greatest poets sums it up perfectly with this line. Whether or not alcohol was the drug of choice for you or your loved one, this hits home.
“One of the hardest things was learning that I was worth recovery.”
– Demi Lovato
Ok, so we are using two Demi Levato quotes but how could we resist when these words are just so spot on. Knowing that even such an amazing talent such as her struggles with self-love is inspiring for the daily struggle.
“I’m not telling you it is going to be easy; I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it.”
– Art Williams
This message is perfect for the newly sobered. Dealing with life’s little problems can be overwhelming in recovery. But you are worth it!
“Recovery is hard. Regret is harder.”
– Brittany Burgunder
Fixing a life in shambles is never easy. But not fixing it is even harder. If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, you are not alone! Recovery is all around you as long as you know where to find it.
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