sobriety

What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

No One Wants You to Fall in Love After Rehab

You’re too fragile. Intimacy is a trigger. It’s simply switching addictions from a drug to a person. So when you do meet someone, how do you know your feelings won’t doom you both?
Hannah Brooks
1.22.19
Getting Out of Bed

Running Away From Drinking Myself to Death

On grief, morning runs, and not getting drunk to late-night news broadcasts alone anymore.
Robyn Kanner
1.10.19
Sobriety Check

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Drinking

Here's how a substantial phase of sobriety could affect your immune system, sleep, and even your skin.
Grant Stoddard
1.9.19
Transformations

I Was Suicidal and Addicted to Drugs Before I Found Yoga

"If you had told me five years ago that I would fall in love with yoga, I would have flipped you off. But here I am."
Danni Pomplun
12.30.18
christmas

Why I'm Spending This Christmas Sober

Christmas is built to make us drink—but if you want to take it easy next week, perhaps this advice will help.
Tom Usher
12.19.18
drinking

What It's Really Like to Stay Sober in College

"I find alcohol existentially terrifying.”
Eve Peyser
12.5.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Life After Heroin Is Beautiful and Boring

One of the hardest lessons around being sober is learning to appreciate the ordinary, the mundane, the normal.
Hannah Brooks
11.14.18
Views My Own

I’m Transforming into a Nightmare Clown to Beat My Post-Sobriety Anxiety

I'm forcing myself to get on stage... what could possibly go wrong?
Jaik Puppyteeth
7.19.18
addiction

A Recovering Addict’s Guide to Sobriety

A recovering addict in NZ tells us what it takes to quit.
Zoe Madden-Smith
6.28.18
sobriety

I Tried Out a Bunch of Natural Highs to Make Dry January Less Boring

From floating to masturbation to self-flagellation—there's a lot of stuff that doesn't contain alcohol and allegedly gets you high.
Justin Caffier
1.19.18
so sad today

Advice on Blowjobs and Life from So Sad Today

The trick is to "prime" the dick and stay sober.
So Sad Today
9.14.17
Books

America Has Been Trying to Get Sober for Over 300 Years

The new book 'Drunks' is a colorful history of America's attempts to lay off the sauce, from radical prohibitionists attacking frontier bars to modern rehab programs like AA.
Rachel Riederer
7.7.17
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