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.

Two Years Have Led Me Here

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

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

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

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

10 Intimacy Breaking Behaviors That Will Make Your Life Hell

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

Why We Run #17: Reclaiming My Life

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

College, Manhood, and Exams

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