VIDEO: How Alcohol Affects Your Body

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Alcohol has become a deep-rooted part of our culture and traditions. It’s part of many celebrations, so no wonder it’s normalized and even encouraged in some situations. Read More

Are You a Dry Drunk? Here’s What to Do

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If you have recently quit drinking or using drugs, then you probably are struggling. After all, being sober and leading a clean lifestyle after years of substance abuse isn’t a walk in the park.

However, if you’ve been sober or are in recovery but still feel like you’re barely holding on, then you could be a dry drunk. Your family might feel like they’re walking on thin ice around you and as for you, you’re always angry and irritable. Read More

Alcohol Poisoning: What You Need to Know

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What most people may not realize is that alcohol is, in fact, poison. A given amount of alcohol in your bloodstream can be toxic and can lead to alcohol poisoning.

Alcohol poisoning is real. In fact, many people all over the globe die from this. One moment they’re drinking and the next they’re unconscious. Before you know it, they’re gone.  Read More

Alcohol and Aggression: What’s the Connection?

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Alcohol and aggression are often intertwined. People who are intoxicated often lead to fights and arguments that can sometimes be very serious. This is because alcohol can make people become more confrontation and less inhibited, more confident and less level-headed. Read More

10 Reasons Why Sober Guys Make the Best Boyfriends

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Do sober guys really make the best boyfriends? Let’s find out.

In our culture when masculinity is equated with how much alcohol you can down, being sober can come with its set of stereotypes. If you don’t drink, for example, people will call you as “KJ” or “killjoy.” Sober men in general may also be stereotyped as overly serious or snobbish, too “square,” self-absorbed, or even a ticking time bomb that could fall back to addiction anytime.

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Sober is the New Sexy: Here’s Why

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These days, sexy can mean so many different things. For some, sexy means being confident in your own skin. For others, sexy is about the curves, the six-pack, the toned muscles, the skimpy bikinis, or even the smarts. However, social media has redefined what it is to be sexy as every photo posted could probably be photoshopped, filtered, and packaged to garner more likes. It can be easy to lose perspective on what it is to really be sexy.

What you may not realize, however, is that sober people have many qualities that make them sexy–without the photoshop and filters.  Read More

10 Steps to Stop Drinking Alcohol

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Do you want to stop drinking alcohol? Has anyone expressed their concern or suggested you stop drinking? Has alcohol come between you and your health, relationships, job, and other priorities? Or has it become your primary priority day in and day out? If your answer is “Yes” to one or more of the questions above, then you may have a drinking problem that needs to be addressed.

To help you out, here are 10 steps to stop drinking alcohol. Read More

Dating in Recovery: Why Wait a Year?

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When you first get out of rehab, it’s natural and normal to feel quite disoriented, confused, scared, and overwhelmed. After all, there’ no drug or alcohol to cushion you from the hurdles of life and the real world. This is why it’s best to be prepared for your new life in recovery and to focus on self-care. Doing these things will help you avoid relapse and therefore set you up for lasting, life-long recovery. Read More

Loving Yourself This Valentine’s Day and Beyond

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This Valentine’s Day is a season of love, of showering your special someone or significant other with affection and romance. However, have you thought about showing as much love to yourself this season–and even beyond? Read More

Newly Sober Addicts: Why You Shouldn’t Date for a Year

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The Love Month is here, and for most people, this is the time for them to be more showy and step up their game in the romance department. However, for those who are just fresh out of rehab, it’s best for them to just stay on the sidelines. At least, this applies to single, newly sober addicts.

Single, newly sober addicts, or people who have just come out of an addiction rehab, shouldn’t date or start a new relationship in early recovery. This should be for at least a year, as many addiction professionals would also agree. Read More