The day-to-day discomfort of quitting alcohol was so worth the future it made possible. I'm reminded of that feeling often as I stay home now.
Four people working toward sobriety describe their insights from the games that have helped them the most with addiction.
For decades, critics have questioned the lack of clinical evidence behind AA's faith-based 12-step method.
I thought alcohol helped me enjoy myself and let go, until I realized I’d never actually learned to do either.
No one tells you that a big part of quitting drinking can be incessantly craving sugar.
I worried that my decision to stop drinking meant trading in my identity as a Fun Person to become a bummer. Instead, my world got bigger.
Mental preparation is just as important as a backpack full of seltzer.
The 44-year-old British man has to pay WestJet nearly $22,000.
On grief, morning runs, and not getting drunk to late-night news broadcasts alone anymore.
"I find alcohol existentially terrifying.”
“Alcohol is a vasodilator—meaning it increases the flow of warm blood to the skin. Booze quite literally makes you feel warmer."
We're taught from an early age that drinking is cool and glamorous. We have to learn for ourselves that it's not.