What I Gained by Giving Up Social Drinking

What I Gained by Matthew

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

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

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

Swaby - Ken and Pat

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

AUSTRALIA, Sydney: A fight between at least two men erupted in Sydney's CBD during the early hours of January 18, 2015. The incident occurred next to Wynyard station on George Street, between Hunter Street and Angel Place, shortly before 2am. One man, 33, was left with facial injuries and was treated by paramedics on the scene. Police from the Sydney City Local Area Command and NSW Police Public Order and Riot Squad officers attended the scene and began interviewing witnesses. NSW Police have confirmed that no charges have been laid in regards to the incident at time of publication, however investigations remain ongoing. Several other members of the party attempted to break up the fight, which witnesses on the scene told our contributor was a fight between friends.  (AAP Image/NEWZULU/ADAM MARSTERS). NO ARCHIVING, CROWD SOURCED CONTENT, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

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

1000 Days by Bubby

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

Online Therapy by Jeffrey

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

couple with beer

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

10 Intimacy Breaking Behaviors That Will Make Your Life Hell

Wrong move bro

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

College Exams and Manhood photo by Ryan McGilchrist

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

Drinking Buddy


The sad link between his male friendships and drinking.

Just How Much Does James Bond Drink?


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