ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Living a Life Of Sobriety

Updated on August 13, 2013


Sobriety, whether you know it or not is the most fabulous thing in the world. When people like myself are so used to drinking alcohol each and everyday, we tend to forget the true feeling of sobriety. I know I sure did and since I finally surrendered to my alcohol addiction I can appreciate living a life of sobriety.

Many people that are addicted to alcohol or drugs think that anyone that lives a clean and sober life is no fun, and pretty much square as you would call it. I used to frown upon those that didn't drink alcohol and now looking back, boy was I a fool to even think so badly of those that didn't drink alcohol.

Now having my own sobriety back into my life I can see how those that I made fun off because they didn't drink had such a wonderful life and now I am joining them, living a life of sobriety.

It's a Wonderful Life Being Clean and Sober

We all can have a wonderful life being clean and sober even though you may not think so. I have learned that drinking alcohol is just a crutch to lean on for the people that are insecure such as myself, back in the day. We think that alcohol makes us braver and give us more self esteem while we are under the influence, but in all do respect, it is not true at all. We tend to sometimes make fools out of ourselves while drinking alcohol and it truthfully doesn't help with braveness or really anything even though we may think so.

Even though you may think life isn't fun at all unless you are drunk or high is totally wrong to even insinuate, because your life is the best it ever will be by living it clean and sober. Just think of all the things you can do, and do them legal, safe, happy and healthy while you are living life sober and for most you will remember those fun times and not black out and forget what even happened the day or night before.

It is so much fun and life is great now living it sober and believe I was the worst in thinking that life sucks without being drunk or high. I have learned differently now and I am so glad I surrendered to my addiction to alcohol as should you be proud and happy if you decide to surrender to your addiction.

It really is not as hard as i thought to do. Believe me I thought I would never see another sober day in my life again. I really fooled myself. I didn't give myself enough credit thinking that I could get clean and sober.

Maybe you should try the life of sobriety and see for yourself. No harm in trying, but make sure you have the desire and pure determination to get the ball rolling and start living your dreams and living them clean and sober.


© 2011 Mark Bruno


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment
    • the clean life profile imageAUTHOR

      Mark Bruno 

      7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      Thank you Denise/ I'm trying :)

    • Denise Handlon profile image

      Denise Handlon 

      7 years ago from North Carolina

      Hi Marky-keep up the good work. ! :)

    • the clean life profile imageAUTHOR

      Mark Bruno 

      7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      J Burgraff Thank you so much!!

    • J Burgraff profile image

      J Burgraff 

      7 years ago

      Kudos to you.

    • the clean life profile imageAUTHOR

      Mark Bruno 

      7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      Annie Thank you so much. See ya over in the forum :)

    • annmackiemiller profile image


      7 years ago from Bingley Yorkshire England

      great hub


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)