Tips for Sober Travel

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In the past when my husband and I were looking around at travel locations and resorts, one factor which weighed heavily on our decision was the alcohol. We’d investigate the bars, what brands of alcohol they offered and the general vibe of the place because we were looking for a lively, upbeat place where we…

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Gifts of Recovery and Mindful Living with @24aveRecovery

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If you’ve ever looked around for a gift for someone celebrating a change they’ve made in their life, you’ve probably been left feeling at a loss. Those of us who have made drastic changes value annual celebrations; wether it’s quitting smoking, alcohol, gambling, drugs or even exercising more, eating right…these are all drastic life changes…

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3 Facebook Messages, Some Profanity, Anonymity and the Stigma of Alcoholism


This morning I sat down to write you a post exposing myself as someone who is still utterly imperfect. I’d stepped over another pile of laundry and after reflecting (and bashing myself internally for letting my housework go…again) I felt it would be blogworthy. The outline was simple: expose my imperfection, share my personal emotions…

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A Man’s Oxycontin Addiction – A Reader’s Story

Sober doesn’t Suck! is a safe place for people to share their stories of being an alcoholic, addict, their addiction and recovery openly and honestly. There is no requirement of sobriety for posting, if you’re concerned about your using I want to hear from you too. I recently received the following article from Nick Sellberg.  I’m honored…

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