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Perseverance – Staying Sober Long Term

I’ve noticed that the people who have been sober long term inevitably talk about that one time when the compulsion to drink came upon them unexpectedly. Sometimes it’s because of a stressful or tragic event. Sometimes it’s because the allure of old acquaintances in a party situation suddenly looks too inviting. “I can go back

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Succeeding at Taking a Break from the Booze

Today is Day 45 being Alcohol-Free. For me, it’s actually a day of particular significance. Why? Because today matches the longest AF period I’ve had in the past 20 years or so. But unlike the last time I reached this point, this time feels different. Allow me to start at the beginning. Or, at least

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