How to Get Treatment Without Insurance

I’ve received a number of inquiries about treatment from people who sincerely want to get help. Their number one concern is usually health insurance. Well, I have great news- there are options even when you can’t afford to pay! Read below. Private Rehab Centers Sure, most private rehab centers are expensive and require that you have good insurance to attend. However, it doesn’t hurt to contact the centers in your area to ask if they offer payment options or payment assistance. State Funded Rehab Programs State-funded rehab programs are organizations that use government money to support people in recovery from…

Drunk Sex: Let’s Talk About It

I’ll be honest… real honest…I love drunk sex. It is fun, hot and riveting. I’ve experienced amazing orgasms and perform like a Pornhub pornstar when having sex while drunk. So it should be no surprise when I say I miss having drunk sex, terribly. Until my sobriety, I never understood how much alcohol played a role in my love and sex life. I also didn’t realize how scary intimacy is. Getting close to someone (while sober) is terrifying, and after my first sober sex experience, I am avoiding it at all cost. Sober sex, for me, is so damn uncomfortable….

Social Drinkers, Problem Drinkers and Alcoholics- Where Do You Stand?

It took me a while to understand and accept that I had a problem with alcohol because I knew I wasn’t an alcoholic. To be politically correct I knew I didn’t have Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD). Until recently, I always believed that one was simply an alcoholic or not. I didn’t know the differences between social drinkers, problem drinkers and alcoholics. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) describes alcohol use disorder as “problem drinking that becomes severe.” According to NIAA, AUD is a chronic relapsing brain disease characterized by compulsive alcohol use, loss of control over alcohol…