By Sober Women for Sober Women

Sobriety for Women is a blog specific to women in sobriety or looking for help. Our articles are written by women like you, to be shared with women like you. Every week we feature a new writer. So if you have something on your mind submit and article, we’d love publish it.
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Women Supporting Women

For women, seeking addiction treatment involves many layers of complexity. There’s the stigma associated with addiction, the struggles of leaving your family to go to rehab, and so much more. This is why, we created Sobriety for Women as an online resource to offer a safe space where you can submit your story, listen to what other women have been through, and understand that you’re not alone in this.

Recent Stories

Take a look at our latest submission stories. These are sometimes anonymous stories about women in rehab, addiction recovery, sobriety, or even those struggling with relapse. 

I Wanted to Get Out of Addiction

I Wanted to Get Out of Addiction

A Moment of Clarity One day it hit me that I did not want to do these pills anymore. I just wanted to be normal. These pills had taken control of my life for the last few years and I could not remember the last day that I had not had them in my hand. I thought that...

That is the Insanity of a Drug Addict

That is the Insanity of a Drug Addict

I “Was” a good kid Fast forward to court. I was a good kid with no criminal record. The judge told me if I did a few things I would not be facing jail time or a criminal record. If I did not do those things I would be charged with 2 felonies and 3 misdemeanor charges....

My Solution to Life

My Solution to Life

I Found HEAVEN in the Smoke of a Blue Pill Kate and I looked at each other and smiled, as we both knew we were getting into that drug dealers car. He was right. I had dabbled in the club scene drugs, tried crack cocaine but nothing and I mean nothing was like what...

This Is Where The Trouble Began

This Is Where The Trouble Began

Welcome to Highschool Freshman year starts and all my friends split up. Everyone went to a different high school than me and I was not excited about it. Freshman year was pretty normal. I received good grades in school, I kept my partying to the weekends and I made...

The Preface of An Addiction – I Had a Dream

The Preface of An Addiction – I Had a Dream

I Had a Dream When I was younger I did not dream of being a drug addict. Alcoholism was not on my long-term bucket list but nevertheless it happened. I often ponder looking back if I could identify the moment that I knew I was different. The moment that I knew I was...

10 Tips on How to Succeed in College as a Recovering Alcoholic

10 Tips on How to Succeed in College as a Recovering Alcoholic

It took me 9 years to graduate college. I attended 9 rehabs and 3 colleges. I have a bachelors degree in music business, I write TV commercials for a living, have been sober 3.5 years and I completed all 12 steps. My college graduation party was attended by myself,...

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