Why Losing Friends When I Quit Drinking Was a GOOD Thing

A simple case of addition by subtraction.

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“We improve the quality of what we are doing by reducing the quantity of what we shouldn’t be doing.” — Doug Cooper

As I began my alcohol-conscious journey, I knew that there were going to be some people who were not going to be happy. I was prepared to lose a few…




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Ken Makimsy Middleton

Ken Makimsy Middleton

Alcohol-conscious writer committed to helping individuals realize their true FULL potential. Top Medium Writer in Health, Life, and Addiction.

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