To be clear, I have nothing invested in whether you buy or read this book other than the desire to share with the world the freedom that I now feel from no longer requiring nor desiring alcohol in my life. You think it’s going to be hard, that you will feel deprived, well something just clicked for me while reading this book. Without thinking about it, after 22+ years of drinking every night, I just decided to stop. I have absolutely no desire to take another drink. Yes, there is a little anxiety around stopping because it was so much a part of my life, but now I'm looking forward to seeing what like will be like without being a slave to alcohol. I felt powerless to quit for so many reasons all the while knowing I needed to. The constant battle with drink is exhausting. Every attempt to "control" my drinking just turned into a constant battle of how much and when and how often. I was consumed with thinking about drinking 24/7 and stuck and utterly powerless to do anything about it. I didn't want to do it anymore but I really did feel powerless to stop. Why did I keep doing the same thing? A chain smoking friend of mine suddenly dropped her ciggs like a hot rock after reading Allen's Easyway to Quit Smoking, I thought there might be something to this. While browsing the Easyway to quit smoking I came across this title. I've known for a while that I couldn't go on the way I have been, enough was enough, but how would I stop. There is something to be said about the moment you find clarity, when it's revealed to you that you are a rat in a maze and the maze is the booze and I have been running around like a rat since the first time I tasted it. None of my friends or family know the degree of the struggle that I have gone through. I've even been able to hide it from those closest to me and that too has been exhausting. But I no longer have to worry about any of it, because I made a choice not to drink.
The book just has a way of getting you to this place.
It's not too good to be true. I read the reviews and though the same thing. "Yeah, right.. How could this be true?" If you read this book with an open mind and at least somewhat sober and truly take in what it is saying, you can't help but see the truth behind all of the lies alcohol has been telling you for years. I don't know about you but I don't like being lied to. Now I am left to find fulfillment in the "real world" instead of the dead end at the bottom of a bottle. Wishing you all the best.
- Paperback: 256 pages
- Publisher: Arcturus Publishing Ltd (January 15, 2015)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 184837982X
- ISBN-13: 978-1848379824
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 8.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 322 g
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- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3.090 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)