1,000 Days of Freedom: How I Stopped Drinking and Started Living

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Three years ago Terry Lancaster decided to take a break from drinking. It was supposed to be temporary, but he’s never looked back.

Two Years Have Led Me Here

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Musician Jon Gerler had been so focused on his expectations that he forgot to look at his reality.

The Third Glass: She Likes To Drink, I Don’t

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The third time may be the charm, but not if it’s a third glass of wine.

Online Therapy for How to Help an Alcoholic or Drug Addict

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Do you love an alcoholic or an addict? Counselor Carl explains how caring for yourself is the healthiest thing you can do—for you and your partner.

What You Learn About Your Relationship When You Take Alcohol Out Of It

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Alcohol might make it easier, but does it really make it better?

10 Intimacy Breaking Behaviors That Will Make Your Life Hell

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Why do men and women dive into relationship, then do everything to avoid intimacy?

Why We Run #17: Reclaiming My Life

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In our darkest moments of life, we all need something to bring us back to the light.

College, Manhood, and Exams

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Aaron W. Voyles looks back on the ways male hierarchy was perpetuated in his college years.

Drinking Buddy

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The sad link between his male friendships and drinking.

Just How Much Does James Bond Drink?

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He’s suave. He’s debonaire. He’s…drunk?

A Nightmare on College Street

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Blame the drinker or blame the sexual predator?

Ancient Hangover Cures to Get You Through the New Year

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Worried about New Year’s Day? Wear a garland in your hair and drink vinegar.

The Anger-Addled Brain

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Does anger dependence lead to memory loss?

Can You Act Silly And Still Be A Man

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Silly is for kids and comedians. Steven Lake explores the forces that make silly and manly mutually exclusive.

Night Train

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Jarrett Neal reflects on the heartbreak and alcoholism that so often attended black men from “the Jim Crow South” in this searing poem.

On Nights Like These

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As much as Angel Garcia’s speaker insists “this is not about precision,” this poem is extremely precise–in its language, in its images, in its emotional resonance.