Alcohol is awesome; the way I treated alcohol was not.

This article has a strong trigger warning. If you are struggling with your sobriety you may want to refrain from reading this post. I often hear the phrase “There’s nothing good about alcohol” from newly sober people and sometimes long term soberites. Interesting hypothesis- but I think it’s … Continue reading

5 Tips For Going To Parties Sober

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With the holidays coming up parties are almost inevitable. You have friends throwing Halloween parties, huge Thanksgiving meals and Christmas get-togethers. All of these often having one thing in common- alcohol. As a newly sober person it is often quite difficult to be in an alcohol free zone … Continue reading

That Fucking Bucket: A Lesson in Triggers

Let’s talk about triggers. I hope this article is just as helpful for the friends & family of addicts as it is for the addict themselves. I believe it’s a good representation of what makes early sobriety so damn hard. As defined, a trigger is an object or experience … Continue reading