DRINKING: Dancing with the Ghost of My Dead Father?

Alcohol as medication is a terrible idea. Covid drinking is a thing. But for me, the transformation of myself into a "drinker" has been an interesting progression. We laugh at…

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The Sober Person’s Perspective in a Drinking World

I forgive my father for his alcoholism. I don't forgive alcoholism. And in my adult life, I can't maintain a relationship (romantic or professional) with someone who drinks heavily. It's not good for me.

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Drinking Is Not the Problem: It’s the Emotional Exit that Wrecks Relationships

I have been in relationships where drinking was more a part of our fabric. I was more of a drinker in college, and I recall many a buzzed afternoon on my roof deck enjoying some summer rum punch. Today, that sounds awful, but it's not because I don't like a buzz every now and then.

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