Are you the perfect alcoholic? I was and I am. This article about woman, perfectionism and alcoholism hit me dead on and I felt every bell of recognition ring. I drank (and ate) to not feel and so much that I did not want to feel was my sense of not-good-enough-ism--and that of course comes from perfectionism.
It came into recovery with me and I struggle to this day. I even want my recovery to be perfect--tho I say I don't and in my heart do not--but still...take a look.
And take a look at this powerful article and share it with women you know--in and out of recovery: