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What Would Your Sober Life Look Like?

I was the nightclub drunk and drug addict. I had all the ‘friends’ that a guy wanted. I knew all the doormen and never had to wait in line, I thought I had everything I needed. I wanted to be out in the scene every night with the most ‘popular’ people, at the best table, […]

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What To Do With Old Party Friends

What To Do With Old Party Friends

One thing we don’t often think about when getting sober is what we’ll do with our friendships. In the beginning, we’re just trying to live one day at a time sans drugs and alcohol. Then we move on to dealing with our emotions and coping with day-to-day life – showing up for our job, our personal responsibilities, […]

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21. The Top 10 Sobriety Gifts to Give Your Favorite Recovering Addict or Alcoholic

The Top 10 Sobriety Gifts to Give Your Favorite Recovering Addict or Alcoholic

Someone you love is celebrating a sobriety anniversary (thank God, right!?), and you want to get them something to mark their special day. Whether you’re a supportive friend or family member, a sponsor whose sponsee is finally getting that one year, or just another grateful recovering alcoholic/addict trudging the road, somewhere on this list are […]

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01.My Sober Cards Journey

My Sober Cards Journey

I went to rehab on March 15, 2010; not kicking and screaming, rather: emotional, anxious and scared of what my life would look like living sober. I saw a lot of things in treatment, mostly because my brain was clearing up and I was starting to realize it’s full potential. I was starving for good, […]

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Personal Stories of Addiction & Recovery: Megan

Personal Stories of Addiction & Recovery: Megan

By all outward indications, I should have grown up to have a happy, successful and productive life. I come from a good home: two parents, two older brothers, church, friends, good grades, sports, activities, vacations, love. We were by no means rich, but we had enough. The truth is, I failed at life for a […]

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