Rumer Willis rang in the new year with an important milestone. The actress celebrated four years of sobriety on Thursday, January 31st.
32-year-old Rumer shared about her trip on Instagram and admitted that she faced challenges along the way.
“4 years sober today !!! I’m so grateful that I settled on any distraction or numbness, ”she wrote. “Especially last year when so much happened not just for me but for the world. I am very grateful that even then I have no way out of the feelings that arise, no matter [how] hard or painful, I try my best to survive them and get to the other side. “
The Sisterhood Series star continued, “This year has brought so many challenges, but I know this because I face the challenge every time I love myself and show myself that I can do anything.”
Rumer shared a message to “anyone and everyone who has problems” noting that sobriety “is not a single process”.
“I don’t have all the answers, I know what worked for me, but always here to give support or just to listen,” she wrote.
While Rumer celebrated half a year of sobriety in 2017, she talked about her state of mind in the midst of her addiction. She claimed that despite her stumbling blocks, she was “proud” of her milestone.
“I’ll be the first to say that I’m not perfect and I screw it up sometimes and every now and then I get it right, but I wanted to share because I’m really proud of myself. Yesterday I celebrated 6 months of sobriety “She wrote on Instagram.
She added, “It’s not something I have planned, but after the long journey here I can honestly say that I’ve never been so proud of myself in my entire life. Thank you all for the love and support and remember to be gentle with yourself. “
The post was the first time the eldest daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore spoke publicly about their struggle. sister Tallulah Willis, who spent 45 days in an inpatient rehab program for substance abuse and an eating disorder in 2014, was also vocal about her struggle.
“I am 20 years old now and I can say that I have come to the place where I feel okay little by little,” said Tallulah, 26 Teen Vogue in 2015. “It’s not day and night – it’s not like I totally love myself and have no problems. That’s not how it works. But there are the starting points for it, and that’s really exciting. I’m growing everyone Day and break old patterns. “
Moore had her own drug addiction problems. Tallulah, Rumer and the G.I. Jane Actress appeared on Red Table Talk in November 2019 on the effects of Moore’s substance abuse and previous relapses.
“It was like the sun went down and a monster came, you know?” Tallulah shared. “I remember there is only the fear that would build up in my body if I could feel her eyes close a little more as she spoke, or she would be much more loving with me if she weren’t sober . “
Rumer recalled a similar behavior which she described as “irritating and strange”.
“It was very weird. There were moments when it got angry and I remember getting very upset and treating her like a child and talking to her like a child. It wasn’t the mother we grew up with, ”Tallulah added.
Bruce, 65, and Moore, 58, were married from 1987 to 2000. They also share a third daughter Scout Willis29
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