Facing My Reality … And How Life Changed in 3 Years Of Sobriety

Patrick Sallee talks about facing the reality of his choices, and how he came out better for it on the other side.

White Middle Aged Men and Suicide: An Alarming and Growing Epidemic

Has suicide become the result of unreasonable expectations for an entire demographic?

I Drink, and My Boyfriend is Sober — Here’s How We Make It Work

WHY didn’t he drink? Had he NEVER drunk? Did he care that I drink?

52 Weeks To A Better Life Week 44: Wake UP!

“Half the people in American are faking it.” – Robert Mitchum

What Six Months Of No Drinking Did To My Sex Life

Jordan Gray says that his six month break from drinking was the best thing he could have ever done for his libido, sexual performance, and overall sense of integrity.

I’m Not an Alcoholic (I Just Drink Too Much)

But around the fifth or sixth drink — between eleven and midnight, as I pass out to the same 15-minutes of an HBOGO movie — I feel the truthful sting of comedy and I’m the punch line.

Drinking Fuzzy Navels and Spending Time Together

A drink together says, “I’m with you. I am here. We have time.” It doesn’t mean you’re both alcoholics.

I Walked 1,400 Miles After My Son Died and Finally Forgave Myself

Barry Adkins walked 1,400 miles to speak in different schools about his loss of a son due to binge drinking. But the walk itself showed him so much – forgiveness, grief, and moving forward.

Death Is The Greatest Teacher In Life

Shawn Henfling believes that experience is lifes great educator.

What I Gained by Giving Up Social Drinking

Matt Shumate took a 30-day break from alcohol—and he’s still not drinking. Here’s why.

Quick Fixes Aren’t The Answer: Alcohol And Violence Have A Complex Relationship

The effects of alcohol vary considerably between different people. The Conversation checks it out.

The Men from U.N.C.L.E.s

Losing an uncle made me think about where we would be without our uncles?

Dear Divorced Parents, Could Divorce Make Your Kids Lives Better?

An adult child of divorce faces the facts that good did come out of it for this man and his brother.

Promoting Violence? Alcohol Specials Lead to Increased Aggression in Bars

Statistics might lend the impression that going out at night anywhere in inner-city Melbourne is risky. But assaults in licensed premises are highly concentrated in specific venues.

Answering the Call

Laurie Kolp paints a portrait of a hard living man and the nature of inevitability.

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

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