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5 Ways to Tell Someone You Don’t Drink

5 Ways to Tell Someone You Don’t Drink

There are numerous parts of getting sober and living in recovery that can be intimidating and scary for those who are new to it. A common one is how to address your sobriety and tell someone you don’t drink. How do you turn someone down when they offer you a...
5 Ways to Find Your Sober Tribe

5 Ways to Find Your Sober Tribe

I’m sure you’ve heard the infamous phrase or internet meme, “your vibe attracts your tribe.” Your tribe can also attract your vibe. When we get sober, most of us want and need to have sober friends. It’s unrealistic to think we’ll only be surrounded by sober people,...
7 Physical Benefits of Sobriety

7 Physical Benefits of Sobriety

It’s no secret that drinking excessively can take a toll on a person’s health. Over time, drinking in excess can lead to liver failure, heart problems, and cancer, among other serious health issues. Someone in the midst of a drinking problem may not realize the toll...
Tips for Being Sober and Dating Someone Who Drinks

Tips for Being Sober and Dating Someone Who Drinks

It’s not unusual for my boyfriend to come home after work and have a beer or two. For me, the idea of this will always be just that: an idea. Because I’ve been sober for four years, having a drink when I get home from work isn’t something that is part of my routine....
5 Ways Depression and Alcohol Are Linked

5 Ways Depression and Alcohol Are Linked

It might seem obvious to some (and surprising to others), but alcohol and depression are linked. We often hear that alcohol is a coping mechanism for those who are depressed or in a bad mood, but could it actually be causing the depression people are trying so hard to...
5 Ways Binge Drinking Became the Norm

5 Ways Binge Drinking Became the Norm

The curse of alcohol in our society is that it’s hard to say, “enough is enough,” when drinking. It’s hard to know when to say “when.” This isn’t just the case for people with an alcohol use disorder. Binge drinking has become the norm, and we’re faced with making...