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The Increasing Popularity of Sober Bars: What Are They Exactly?
One of the hardest parts about getting sober is losing out on the social aspects of drinking. But more and more people are figuring out how to go to the bar without getting drunk.
That's in part thanks to sober bars. When you go to a sober bar, you're getting the same environment minus all the alcohol. You're drinking mocktails instead of cocktails.
A bar with no alcohol is a great idea for people in recovery, but it's not only limited to them. It works for anyone who wants to cut back on their alcohol intake.
Keep reading to find out what you should know about the world of sober bars.
A Quick Guide on What to Say to Someone on Their Sobriety Anniversary
Is someone you know approaching a sobriety milestone? You may want to congratulate them on their achievement, but what's the best way to do that? You'll want to encourage them while remaining sensitive to the subject.
If you're not sure how to do that, here are a few tips on what to say to someone on their sobriety anniversary.
What Not to Say to an Alcoholic in Recovery: 6 Things to Avoid
In the past few years, Americans have paid a lot of attention to the opioid epidemic -- with good reason. It causes thousands of tragic deaths each year.
However, even as we shine a spotlight on dangerous narcotics, it's important to remember other substances can be just as deadly. Take alcohol; each year in the U.S., some 88,000 people die directly or indirectly due to alcohol consumption.
Are You Living With an Alcoholic? 5 Ways to Make Life Easier
One in eight American adults, or 12.7% of our country's population, have an alcohol use disorder. Alcoholism doesn't only affect the person holding the bottle, though. If you're living with an alcoholic, chances are, you've felt the strain yourself.
Loving an alcoholic isn't always easy. While they can benefit from your support, your health and happiness matter too.
Find the balance with these five tips on how to live with an alcoholic. These tips can make your life a little easier.
What No One Tells You About Getting Sober
There's no doubt about it- getting sober is hard work. For many people, it improves relationships, health and it can put you back on track with your career. There are so many positives to getting sober that the negatives aren't often talked about.
If you think you need to give up alcohol, or you're currently taking part in a sobriety program, here are some of the things that you may not know.
How to Get Through Your First Days Sober
If you have made the powerful and life-changing decision to quit drinking, then congratulations are in order. These first few days sober will be the beginning of a happier, healthier, and longer life.
However, the first few days can also be the most challenging for any struggling alcoholic. Immediately after you stop drinking is when your body will feel the most severe symptoms and withdrawal effects.