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Sober Focus – Finding the Truth About Alcohol and Drinking Culture Through Writing and Community

There is a saying –The man takes a drink, the drink takes a drink, the drink takes the man – that has been attributed to F Scott Fitzgerald, but is also said to come from Ireland , or perhaps it’s a proverb from Japan or China. Wherever those words came from, they tell the story

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From Resentment to Joy – Reaching Out as I Begin my 3rd Alcohol-Free Holiday Season

JOY in Lights Alcohol-free holiday season

It’s the day after Thanksgiving and I don’t have a hangover. I’m sitting here eating pumpkin bread, sipping coffee and thinking of Thanksgivings past. I quit drinking February of 2018, making this my third alcohol-free holiday season. Every year on Thanksgiving I’d start drinking in the early afternoon, my elegant wine glass close at hand

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Sober I am no Longer the Victim in the Tragedy of my own Making

Opehilia Sinking but Sober I am no longer the victim of my own tragedy

The idea that we need to practice quitting drinking before sobriety sticks is no surprise. I tried to quit smoking several times before I finally pulled it off. I got better at it, I knew what to expect. I quit and have not had a cigarette in decades and do not fondly think of them

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Tips and Tools and Great Alcohol-Free Drinks to Celebrate the Holidays Sober

Happy Holidays slcohol-free drinks sober tips and tools

My partner and I have really enjoyed being sober during Covid. The act, the life, the benefits, of being sober are important to us! One either values being sober or values getting pissed! Living alcohol-free is a choice and we know and understand that there are times of temptation but there is NO going back

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