Exploring Sobriety
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Exploring Sobriety

Progress Not Perfection

How sobriety taught me to stop obsessing over my failures.

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Many people don’t realize how much time alcoholics spend beating themselves up over their addictions. Friends and family members see us continuing to drink year after year, and assume that we just don’t care.

The truth is that before getting sober, I was absolutely consumed with self-loathing…

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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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