Definition of Misery: a state or feeling of great physical/mental distress or discomfort
Synonyms of Misery: distress, wretchedness, suffering, anguish, anxiety, torment, etc.
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Love in fellowship.
It’s possible to be miserable in recovery, too, though it’s not necessary. No one will force us to work the steps, go to meetings, or work with a sponsor.
There is no militia that will force us to do the things that will free us from pain. But we do have a choice.
We’ve already chosen to give up the misery of active alcoholism for the sanity of recovery. Now, if we’re ready to exchange today’s misery for even greater peace, we have a means to do just that – if we really want to. –Just for Today | More…