Alcoholism and Rage
When I got sober, I was forced to reckon with my anger.
I was an angry drunk—the type of alcoholic that rages against everything and everyone.
My anger often erupted over the smallest issues. I would hear a bit of news I didn’t like or take someone’s benign comment the wrong way, and suddenly I’d be shouting and screaming so loudly that it scared the people around me.
I thought that my drinking habit was transforming me into a raging jerk. It was only after getting sober that I realized I had deeply misunderstood my anger problem.
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