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Stop Drinking 4 Life Easily
on August 30, 2010
An astoundingly good down-to-earth and realistic look at alcohol addiction with real-life examples and effective strategies to do just what the book promises: stop drinking and do it easily and for life. After reading this book, I don't know how anyone, addicted or otherwise could go on drinking, even "socially", and feel good about it.
What amazes me most is that this book is only available in the UK and I could only get it as an import. Why, oh why, is this book not published here in the USA where thousands of people's lives are being ruined by alcohol? Where a book like this could do so much good? AA is one way to kick drinking that works for 6% of people who try it (these are AA's statistics, not mine). This book is an alternative for those who tried AA and found it unsuccessful for them. I'm not knocking AA - if it works for you, hurrah! I just think there should be more options (in addition to AA) being offered to people addicted to alcohol or other drugs.
I quit drinking on my own using this book and another called "Rational Recovery", and though I used to drink a bottle or more of wine every night, I don't miss it at all. Why? Because Stop Drinking 4 Life helped me see the light. Thank God for this book and Jack Trimpey's RR book!