Before I went sober, I worked a job where they wanted me to stock alcohol several times a week. I saw many different alcohols and always thought how much I wanted to try this one and that one. I’m not kidding you, it was helping feed my addiction. 

I was friends with people who invited me to go to places with them and drink. I willingly gave myself permission to drink when I was with those people and at those places. I fed my addiction by the influence of others and the places I went