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Advice for young adults: Finding the right social supports throughout alcohol addiction recovery

Young adulthood can be a socially difficult time to recover from alcohol addiction. During a decade where the norm is to hang out in bars, play beer pong at parties, and meet up with friends for drinks, young adults seeking sobriety from alcohol will have an easier time doing so if they have the right social supports backing their efforts.

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Fear of Being Alone

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Human beings are, fundamentally, social creatures with an innate inclination to move closer to and connect with others. Sometimes, when we have issues stemming from early attachment difficulties, this wish to be closer to others gets amplified and distorted, e.g., into a belief that “I can’t live without you,” or “If this relationship doesn’t work out, then I’ll probably be alone forever, it’s my only chance.” Continue reading Fear of Being Alone