It should not be used in place of the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare providers. Bad decisions are far and few and if I do happen to make one it’s comforting to know you had nothing to do with it. As a result, I no longer experience anxiety nor am I riddled with panic, disgrace or the feelings of emptiness you always left me with. I’m connecting with myself and others in an authentic, genuine and mindful way these days.
I was going on a journey to myself, to the ME you had always kept from me. I left behind a lot of baggage when I started on this path, and you are part of that. It’s been quite some time now since I left you and that grave; that was 5 years and some change ago. I still hate you; I still hate what you’ve done to me and what you made me do to the people I loved.
A goodbye letter to Alcohol
For me, it was such a love-hate bond we had under the false pretense that I “needed” you to have fun, be social or to handle my emotions and stress. You had a way about you that made drinking seem like some kind of luxurious goodbye letter to alcohol necessity. You preyed on my curiosity and then you sunk your teeth in with the hook that “all the cool kids” hang out with you so maybe I should too. I’d happily drink the night away, and you’d leave me to rot.
When my husband and I have an argument, I remove myself and write my feelings. Get the latest country music news delivered straight to your inbox. Country Now is a trusted source for country music news. Established in June of 2019, Country Now has become a go-to online destination for country music enthusiasts and industry professionals alike. I honestly used to think I couldn’t be happy without you in my life, but I want you to know how wrong I was.
“They tell me I needed to write a letter. I’m in rehab and my therapist said one of my assignments is writing a goodbye letter to drugs and alcohol. They told me it was an important step in my sobriety. Although, when I think about it, I have no idea what to say.
- As is always the case with toxic relationships, I appeared to be fine on the outside, but inside you were slowly eating away at my soul.
- You were so seductive to the insecure 16-year-old I used to be.
- “They tell me I needed to write a letter.