Tag: AUD

Nailing the Narcissist

I had a friend who I thought was funny, quirky and troublesome. She was troublesome, but I thought that together we were so much fun that everyone would forgive us for the scrapes we got into. I used to really like hanging out with her but things turned. Meeting up with her started to drain

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Finding the Cure for Alcoholism

I’ve been sober almost four and a half years. I don’t call myself alcoholic but for lack of a better word I used the term alcoholic in the title. I could say that I have “Alcohol Use Disorder” or AUD but those labels are both clinical and clumsy. I don’t identify as an addict either.

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What is the Drawback of Taking a Break from the Booze?

This time last year, when I posted an invitation in The FIX  for Dry July, I got a bit of criticism in the comments that was worth thinking through. One of the comments on our Dry July articles suggested that it was irresponsible to cheerlead the idea of taking a month off drinking because stopping and

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Top Ten Alcohol-Free Internet Entertainments

This top ten list came from a man who I’ll call Ted. Sometimes these lists are serious and informative and sometimes very funny, but I know that I would not have gotten through my first alcohol free year with style and a smile if it weren’t for Ted. 10. Bake this cake: http://www.allfood.recipes/hummingbird-cake/ 9. Try

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