After a relapse, many people feel extremely disappointed in themselves and believe that all their progress so far has been for nothing. But a relapse doesn’t mean that you have failed in your attempt at recovery. Relapses are a common reality for most people in recovery – what’s important is that now you’re better prepared to deal with it, and you’ve been working to create a roadmap to follow on your journey to sobriety.
I’ve relapsed. Now do I have to start over?
April 9, 2018