Also Known As: Dry, Not Sober
Examples: His behavior hasn't changed at all, he acts like a dry drunk.
|Recovery requires working on all of the problems and issues that led one to drink in the first place.||Abstinence is refraining from drinking by will power alone.|
|Recovery involves major lifestyle changes.||Abstinence doesn't.|
|Recovery involves developing a support group or system.||Abstinence doesn't.|
|Recovery requires working on yourself and fixing what is broken.||Abstinence doesn't.|