They settled on matching tattoos with the circle and the triangle symbol with my sobriety date underneath it.
To be honest, my first reaction was “I’m screwed, what if I relapse?” But the truth is I am recovered. I have permanent sobriety, as long as I continue the action required. I have no lurking reservations.
My daughter said this is a tribute to all that sobriety has given us. We have our family back. Which is even better than it sounds as my ex has a different husband and we don’t share the same house. I feel exactly the same way.
Dad is home…and he’s here to stay.