I want you to understand what sobriety means to me because it might help you understand what it can mean to you.
Ever since I can remember, I’ve been what you’d call “extremely self-conscious”. I was always looking to find what people thought of me, where I stood and what impression I made. And when the beings around me weren’t as light and conscious as I’d hoped they were, and they judged me or themselves, I would go into weird worlds. Being around people became unbearable. I knew there was something terrible about me, and in every choice and every step, I felt wrong, wrong, wrong. I kept looking for what others were doing that made them successful, but couldn’t make that [...]