How Do You Know If You Love Alcohol Or Are Powerless?

Updated: Sep 2, 2019

When I first started learning about addiction I couldn’t see how I was powerless over alcohol. How could I be powerless when I was so involved in ordering, drinking and avoiding booze?

My problem wasn't powerlessness so much as insufficient power. I could control my drinking to an extent, just not well enough. As soon as someone found the right combination to unlock my imaginary booze doors, I was there, gasping with relief, holding out my wine glass. If only I had a touch more pow