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Sober Curious ? This is the Ultimate Inspiration and Resource Post for You

55 Great Reasons to be Alcohol-Free with 12 posts to help you Stop Drinking and Stay Happily Sober About 10 years ago I realized that my nightly wine o’ clock routine was becoming a ball and chain. When I tried to stop drinking I could stop for a week here and there but once I

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Guide to your First Month of Sobriety: Why and How to Quit

Demystifying Sober for the Sober Curious I’m nothing short of stunned by the dramatic changes that have occurred in my life over the course of the past 5 weeks since I decided to commit to 3 months of sobriety. I’ve been thinking a lot about how to describe my experience to someone else in the

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Simple Solutions to Beat the Binge Drinking Routine

During the six long years between the day I knew that I needed to stop drinking, and the day I finally did, there was a lot of pain and frustration that might have been avoided if I’d known a few simple things. It is, of course, obvious that if you’re going to stop drinking, you

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Three Years Alcohol Free and Looking Back on What Worked

I stopped drinking over 3 years ago and just these past few days I’ve been asked a few times for advice. I kept some of my old blog posts and was reading through them to see if any of them might be helpful. It’s been quite an experience! Reading back through reminded me of what

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Don’t Label Me Alcoholic Because I Choose Not to Drink

Lots of folks these days, seem fired up about ending the stigma and/or shame of being in recovery, but I still see the labels of “alcoholic” and “addict” tossed about and used by some of the leading voices, and on progressive platforms. I know some things die hard but I’m all for retiring pathological and

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