Ask Katie: Is the One Year Rule in AA Worth Breaking?

This piece is part of the regular Ask Katie* advice column series at The Fix.   Dear Katie, I’ve been in recovery for about three years, with a month or so of sobriety after a recent relapse. A new girl recently started attending my home group, and I’ve found that I have an easier time talking to […]

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Ask Katie: How Can I Stay Connected with my Non-Sober Husband and Friends?

This piece is part of the regular Ask Katie* advice column series at The Fix. Dear Katie, I feel so lonely. I have been sober from pot for one month and from drinking for two weeks. My husband is supportive of my sobriety but he’s not sober himself. That makes sense, he doesn’t have a […]

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Ask Katie: How Do I Not Be the Sober Buzzkill During the Holidays?

This piece is part of the regular Ask Katie* advice column series at The Fix. Hi Katie, This is my third holiday season sober. I come from a big, Irish family and we see each other fairly frequently, though we’re rarely all together (there’s like 25 of us) except at the holidays. I know how […]

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Ask Katie: Does AA Have to Be My Life?

This piece is part of the regular Ask Katie* advice column series at The Fix. Hey Katie, I have a random question. Have you ever heard someone in the rooms say that we live AA and visit life? My sponsor tells me that but sometimes I have a hard time with it because I don’t […]

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