Embrace The Suck: Dealing With The Uncomfortable Lessons Of Sobriety

Alicia Gilbert
7 min readAug 4, 2019

Sobriety has been one of the most humbling and illuminating experiences of my life. The process, however, isn’t always comfortable.

In fact, it’s the deeply UNCOMFORTABLE aspects of sobriety that help you grow the most. Which is why I want to talk about them.

Sobriety shows you who you are, but also who you were.

When you abuse alcohol, that inner addict’s voice takes you hostage.

Alicia Gilbert

Alicia is a full-time writer and blogger. Her website, Soberish, focuses on recovery, mental health, and wellness. Read more at https://soberish.co