It seems like the words shouldn’t make a difference, but they do.
Do you quit drinking "forever"? or "for now"?
As a test, we compare quitting drinking to giving up cheese. Do it forever, or for now? And what happens when you frame it as ‘forever’?
I've posted the link below and the audio will be available for 24 hrs. You can click and listen in increments. Nothing to sign up for. Easy to access (free/anonymous).
Sober Podcast 317. Quit Forever, or For Now?
Question: After you listen to the audio, tell me how you think about this question. What kind of thinking works best for you? Post a comment below.