Posts Tagged “Sobriety”

Limits of the 30 day test

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I know the standard test to ‘prove’ you aren’t addicted is to give up something for 30 days, but I want to say that it’s not always true. Sure, it’s probably a good test in many ways. You get a chance to see how it feels to live without something, maybe you take it for…

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Why Moderation?

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By far, the most popularly-discussed solution to problematic drinking is permanent abstinence, AKA teetotalism, AKA quitting alcohol for good. So when I try to write about why I am choosing to try moderation, I find myself tempted to frame my answer as a list of all the reasons I’m not choosing permanent abstinence. Not only…

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