Exploring Sobriety
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Exploring Sobriety

How Addiction Wore Me Out

I thought I drank alcohol to relax, but it was actually exhausting me.

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I Thought Alcohol Was Relaxing

For years, I told myself that I needed beer to relax. I spent my days riddled with stress and anxiety, and I counted on alcohol to help dissipate these feelings.

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Reflections on life without alcohol.

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Benya Clark

Benya Clark

I’m a lawyer and teacher from North Carolina. I write about sobriety, mental health, running, and more. Buy me a “coffee” at ko-fi.com/benyaclark.

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