21 Things You Learn After One Year As A Sober 21-Year-Old

Turning 21 soon! 🙂 This is a point to ponder when reaching the maturity age 🙂

Thought Catalog

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1. Everything becomes normal if you do it long enough.

Even sobriety. Even when it seems like it will never get better or easier – it does.

2. Recovery jargon.

Words and phrases like “higher power,” “12 steps,” “Serenity prayer,” and “surrender” become part of your daily life.

3. Who your real friends are.

These might be different than your party friends, but if they are the same ones, they will still love and support you – the sober you. If you’re lucky, they will love and support you even more than they did before.

4. Drunk people are really just adult toddlers.

Think about it…they say whatever comes to mind, cry at the smallest things, are messy eaters, don’t have social skills. Okay, not all of them, but you get the idea.

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5. How to find an AA meeting.

Immediately. No matter where you are.

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8 Things That Happen When You Date A Medical Student

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The medical field is a whole new dimension, and to date someone from it is another galactic experience.

1. They will bring you to another territory. The hospital is full of people who bleed caffeine while fully clothed in white. These people will also instantly make you fall in love with how they perfectly manage their multi-colored highlighters and thick humungous books that sometimes serve as their pillows. Their fluency in the anatomy of the body will inexplicably turn you on after long exposures to random tongue twisters you call “generic names” like medroxyprogesterone.

2. It’s a different world out there. These people always feel the need to rush towards the emergency room with their overly caffeinated bodies. Their daily routine, which is composed of syringes, thick books that you can’t even carry, and random calls from their clinical instructors — having them summoned to the emergency or the…

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A letter I’ll never send

A letter I’ll never send

A MUST READ!

Inside Letters

One of the main reasons I joined wordpress was because I needed something that would serve me as a journal. Sometimes when I couldn’t say the words, I find it easier to write them down.  Under any unexpected circumstance, if that one person ever comes across this letter, you’ll know this is meant for you. If that time comes, I will think of it as God’s will of letting you know what I once felt or still feeling for you. I may never have the courage to tell you directly. For that reason, I am writing and pouring my heart out and all these unspoken feelings on this letter I’ll never send.

To whom it may concern, 

I’ll start out by saying something so cliche but contains every ounce of truth…when I first met you, I had no idea you’d mean this much to me. You entered my heart unknowingly and all…

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