A common fear in the early recovery journey is that sobriety disconnects you from having a social life. The beginning of socialising in your new sober life will certainly present challenges and you may feel apprehensive in these early days, it’s important to remember why you started this journey. Becoming sober will actually improve your relationships.
Letting go of resentment is vital to living a sober and happy life. Resentment causes individuals to avoid addressing their own emotions and feelings and harbour unresolved bitterness, which can eventually lead to a full-blown relapse if not overcome.