Exploring Sobriety
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Exploring Sobriety

My Reflections on Four and a Half Years Sober

How I moved past my daily struggle to resist alcohol.

Photo by Anthony DELANOIX on Unsplash

I quit drinking on December 31, 2016, which means that as I write this, I’ve reached exactly four and a half years sober.

It might seem a little silly or even trite to continue recognizing these milestones after so long without a drink. However, I’ve always enjoyed them as…




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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