Beautiful Hangover

How to live and love sober after a lifetime of heavy drinking.

I’ve been sober for over five years now, but I never intended to quit drinking forever. Back in 2016, I just wanted a break. A year without drinking…
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Our conversation helped me stop over-explaining my choice.
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I’ve written thousands of words on the subject of whether or not I am an alcoholic. Because I got sober with AA, I needed to identify as an alcholic in…
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#5 You jokily refer to yourself as an alcoholic.
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“You’ve had two tonight,” my partner says as I drink the last of my alcohol-free beer. “So? There’s no alcohol in them.” “But you started off just…
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There’s a note in my diary I wrote around age 19. I don’t know what to do about my social anxiety. I feel like I’m going to have to do something about…
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The further I get from my first years of sobriety the more I recognize how difficult they were. So much needed to change! And it happened sooo slowly…
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