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Managing Holiday Parties as a Sober Introvert

Parties have always been challenging for me, even as a young child. Lots of people, lots of noise, lots of […]

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How to Forgive Yourself If You Slip Up This Holiday Season

Deciding to quit drinking is a big decision—one that can feel a bit daunting. You might have been on the […]

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10 Questions You’ll Get Asked This Holiday Season if You Quit Drinking

Quitting drinking is one of the most valuable gifts you can give yourself—it’s not only beneficial to your body, but […]

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How to Say ‘No’ to a Holiday Cocktail

This is likely the first holiday season since the pandemic that most of us will be gathering in person, which […]

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17 Tips for Not Drinking During Thanksgiving

The holiday season has arrived, and just like every other year, this one likely brings with it a mix of […]

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10 Ways to Be the Best Ally to Someone Who’s Trying to Quit Drinking

I’ve seen and believe that connection is the opposite of addiction. (Research by Johann Hari and the Rat Park experiment […]

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9 Strategies for Dealing with Family During the Holidays

Family can be great. Family can also be difficult. More often than not, they’re both, and during the holidays, all […]

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How Does Alcohol Affect Your Mental Health?

The drunkest I’ve ever been, I was in my twenties. I stood in a graffiti-covered bar bathroom stall one moment […]

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How to Get Through Halloween Without Drinking

I watch scary movies, read horror novels, and frequently wear t-shirts with monsters on them, so I guess you could […]

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15 Alcohol-Free Friend Dates for a Fall of Social Distancing

Well, it’s officially fall, and many of us likely had a list of fantastic fall experiences lined up, but it […]

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