Author: The Gay Sober

Sensitivity

Sensitivity

Growing up I always knew I was a sensitive person. It wasn’t something I was proud of, in fact, for a boy to be seen as sensitive it can be pretty negative. It’s not ‘manly’ to have feelings, or get hurt by ‘small things’ or to be compassionate to others. Add this to realising your …

Read More Sensitivity

But say what???

But say what???

So…what to say when you tell someone you no longer drink. Anyone else struggle with this? I know I do, but it has got a lot better. I’m now 18 months in and it still feels like coming out each time I utter the words ‘I don’t drink’. With each word I speak feeling as …

Read More But say what???

No more

No more

No more alcohol means no more heartburn. Which I of course blamed everything else for (even pollen). No more alcohol means no more night sweats. A bed wetter at 40? No hun.  No more alcohol means no more bad breath like you’ve swallowed a teenagers sock.  No more alcohol means no more cigarettes. I would …

Read More No more