“We Are the Luckiest is a masterpiece. It’s the truest, such a lot beneficiant, fair, and useful sobriety memoir I’ve learn. It’s going to save lots of lives.”
— Glennon Doyle, #1 New York Times bestselling writer of Love Warrior: A Memoir
What may be able to be “Fortunate” approximately dependancy? Completely not anything, concept Laura McKowen whilst consuming introduced her to her knees. As she places it, she “kicked and screamed . . . wishing for one thing — anything else — else” to be her factor. The individuals who were given to drink usually, she concept, had been so rattling Fortunate.
However in the middle of early sobriety, whilst not in a position to anesthetize her ache and anxiousness, she discovered that she was once in truth the Fortunate one. Fortunate to really feel her emotions, reside in truth, actually be along with her daughter, amendment her legacy. She identified that “the ones people who solution the invitation to get up, no matter what our invitation, are actually the luckiest of all.”
Right here, in immediately-speaking chapters stuffed with non-public tales, McKowen addresses problems akin to going through info, the query of AA, and people’s consuming. With out sugarcoating the struggles of sobriety, she relentlessly emphasizes the numerous benefits of a decent lifestyles, one With out secrets and techniques and debilitating disgrace.