Ultimate List of Sober Quotes for Recovery Motivation

A recent study found that participants who received inspirational quotes reported higher well-being, life satisfaction, and happiness scores than those who did not. These findings are consistent with previous research that showed the power of the right words to motivate and inspire people to a better life. Those in recovery have many quotes to inspire them to successfully achieve a sober and happy life. Check below to find our ultimate list of sober quotes.

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Top 5 Sober Blogs

Blogs help people solve various problems, ranging from repairing appliances to deciding between complex medical procedures. While some blogs provide professional advice based on scientific research, others offer people’s personal experiences with issues such as substance abuse. Continue reading to learn more about five blogs to help you or a loved one return to a sober life.

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I Hate Being Sober, What Should I Do?

One of the challenges of addiction recovery is hating the sobriety you worked so hard to reach. It’s common to hear “I hate being sober” and you are not alone if you realize you resent not being able to drink one day. When you hate, rather than enjoy sobriety, you may feel like it isn’t for you. However, before you give in to these feelings, consider these tips to help you experience happier sobriety.

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Emotionally Unavailable Alcoholic: Why This Happens and What To Do?

The loved one of an alcoholic faces the harsh truth that addiction severely challenges the best of relationships. Compounding the challenge is alcohol’s chemical effect on the brain and its ability to control a person’s emotions. Continue reading to learn more about the emotionally unavailable alcoholic: why this happens and what to do to help them.

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Be Sober Minded: What Does it Mean in AA?

The 12 Step Program had its beginnings with Dr. Frank Buchanan, a Lutheran minister who experienced a spiritual transformation in 1908. He shared his experience with others, and eventually, groups of followers formed. These followers, known as the Oxford Group, formed at Oxford, Yale, Harvard, and other universities. Continue reading to learn how the Oxford Group’s influence continues in Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) today including the concept of to be sober minded.

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How Long Does It Take To Get Sober?

Although most people drink for relaxation or social reasons, it often leads to overuse and profound consequences. Full sobriety and freedom from addiction is different for everyone. Somewhere along that journey, you may wonder how long does it take to get sober? Continue reading to learn more about the effects of alcohol and regaining sobriety.

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How a Sober Coach Could Help You

A sober coach can be a valuable asset in addiction treatment and recovery. Their training and life experiences provide unique guidance and support that can help prevent relapse and ensure your success in returning to a sober and rewarding life. Here at Myrtle Beach Recovery, we offer our very own sober coaches to help you navigate your new sober life. Read on below to find out how a sober coach works, and how we can help you.

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What is a DWI Charge?

A charge of driving under the influence (DUI) will thrust you into the stressful, confusing, and expensive South Carolina criminal justice system. Unfortunately, many people don’t realize the dire consequences you experience. These can remain with you for the rest of your life. In addition to the legal problems of a DUI, it may also signal an addiction that needs immediate attention and treatment. Find out what is a DWI charge here.

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What Is an Aggravated DWI?

All charges of intoxicated driving are not the same, but if you receive more than one DWI or a severe charge such as aggravated DWI, it’s likely you need help to manage your drinking. Especially as a misdemeanor charge that only stays on your record temporarily can quickly turn into a severe and life-changing event under certain circumstances. Even the age of a passenger in your car can result in years of prison instead of a fine and short driver’s license suspension. Continue reading to learn more about the more serious charge of aggravated DWI. 

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What is a DWI vs. DUI?

Although a DWI and a DUI have similar consequences, there might be some differences depending on the state in which you live. Both offenses have significant ramifications for the short term, such as fines, higher insurance premiums, mandatory driver’s education programs, and, possibly, jail time. However, the long-term implications can harm your future opportunities for years to come.

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