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How to Make Friends Without Drinking

Pursuing your sobriety can be challenging when many of the activities you loved—and the friends you enjoyed these activities with—revolved around alcohol. But don’t feel discouraged. There are many ways to meet people in an environment that doesn’t require the consumption of alcohol. Below, you’ll discover how to make friends without drinking. If you need […]

Am I an Alcoholic if I Drink Every Day?

It’s a common ritual among adults to indulge in an alcoholic beverage after a long day. For many, this may even be a daily occurrence. If you fall into the latter category and are wondering if having a drink every day makes you an alcoholic, we’re here to help clarify when this habit has gone […]

How to Know When it’s Time to Quit Drinking

Many people enjoy an alcoholic beverage to relax and unwind. It may even become part of one’s ritual to have an evening drink after a long day. However, when a couple of alcoholic beverages turn into multiple drinks on a daily basis, it may be time to reassess your habits. Learn how to know when […]

How to Help an Alcoholic Son

No one wants to accept the fact that a beloved family member—especially a son—has an alcohol use disorder. But avoiding denial, offering support, and refusing to enable can be the actions your son desperately needs to turn his life around and break free of addiction. If you’re wondering how to help an alcoholic son, read […]

College Sobriety Tips: Stay Sober on Campus

College is a time of self-discovery, newfound freedom, and opportunity. But sadly, it’s also a time when many students make drinking a priority over their studies. The alcohol culture and party scene on college campuses can make it extremely hard for a student, whether in recovery or not, to stay sober.  However, we have a […]

How to Help a Relapsing Alcoholic

Even though recovery is a positive step for anyone addicted to alcohol, there is always the very real and present concern of relapse. Relapse is when a recovering substance abuser returns to using substances immoderately and threatens their recovery. You, as a loved one, likely want to help your loved one or be prepared for […]

Sober New Year’s Resolutions for 2020

New year, new you. This is especially the case if you’ve become sober this past year, or you’re currently working on getting sober. The start of 2020 is the perfect opportunity to create goals for yourself that will help you stay successful on your path to sobriety. View some of the best sober New Year’s […]

How to Tell Friends About Your Sobriety

If you’ve recently begun to pursue a sober lifestyle, you may find it difficult to tell those around you—especially your friends—about your sobriety. This can be especially hard during the holiday season when celebrations are more frequent, and you anticipate being one of the only people without a drink in your hand. However, we have […]

Why is Life Better Sober?

If you’re working through a recovery program in pursuit of a sober life, you may be struggling to see the light at the end of the tunnel—especially if you’re early in your journey towards sobriety. But, it’s important to remember that a life of sobriety is truly worth it when you consider the many ways […]

How to Support Your Spouse in Addiction Recovery

Millions of men and women struggle with alcohol addiction each year, and thousands lose their lives to alcohol-related diseases, illnesses, and accidents. When it comes to alcohol addiction, though, it’s not just the individual with the addiction that suffers. Alcohol abuse disorder is a disease that affects entire families, especially spouses of addicts. Read on […]