Will I Lose Friends When I Stop Drinking?

A Common Reservation in Addiction Recovery

Russ W
6 min readAug 4, 2023

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Maybe. But only the ones worth losing.

People enter into addiction recovery with a lifetime supply of concerns and reservations about giving up drinking.

One of the biggest reservations is relationships.

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Russ W

Addiction therapist with an alphabet soup of degrees. Writer. Creative. Human. Hit me up: russ.w.medium@gmail.com