Why Don’t You Drink – Recovered 807http://recoveredcast.com/wp-content/themes/osmosis/images/empty/thumbnail.jpg 150 150 Mark S Mark S http://2.gravatar.com/avatar/ef9469e066cec98d7076ffb23120cf87?s=96&d=mm&r=g
Our generous Recovered Podcast Community allows us to be self supporting and not rely on outside contributions. If you would like to join us, there are two ways.
- Episode Sponsorship We will recognize you by first name only at the top, mid, and end of the episode. Any amount will qualify.
- Premium Membership This is the single most effective way to support the show. Watch the video in its entirety and learn how to become Premium
The Recovered Podcast Community is not a glum lot. They contribute to the show and what they share is exactly what someone else needs to hear. The new guy needs to hear your story. So honor your 12th step obligation by calling in and help the guy who has not yet gone to his first meeting, you may make the difference in his life. There are two ways to add to the show:
- Speakpipe Use your mobile or computer and leave a message. This is the preferred method because the sound quality is excellent.
- 1-734-288-7510 is our voice message line.
I’m doing this topic because it came up when talking to someone new in the program
And you know who you are
We talked about, How to respond to someone who asks, “Why don’t you drink?”
It’s a question that I have been asked a bunch of times.
I’ve never really had the perfect advice to give and I still don’t have the perfect advice to give,
But here at the Recovered Podcast, we don’t give advice.
We talk out our experience.
I thought we would share our experience
On how to respond when someone asks
why you don’t drink?
So, Let’s jump into this topic, How do you respond when someone asks, “Why Don’t You Drink?.”
Let’s start with you Angelo
Why do you think someone would ask this question?
How did you used to respond when you were new?
How do you respond now?
What suggestions would you give to the new guy?
Does it matter who is asking?
When is it ok to lie?
When is it not ok to lie?
Do people ask you this frequently?
Where are you usually when this is asked?
When do people most often notice you not drinking alcohol?
If we are ashamed of being an alcoholics
What character defects are in effect?
What people think?
How it affects our social status?
We Have Calls
Peter from Maine
What would you say to the new guy??