Katie MacBride recalls her last days using alcohol before getting sober.
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for Paste Magazine Addiction is an issue that impacts almost everyone in some way. I’ve been in recovery from alcoholism/addiction since January 2008. During that time, I’ve gone through ups and downs but have fortunately managed to stay sober. I’ll be answering a reader-submitted question about recovery every other week (information on how to submit […]Read More
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She kicked ass until the very end, and it meant the most to sober women like me.
This piece is part of the regular Ask Katie* advice column series at The Fix. Dear Katie, I’m worried about my ex-boyfriend, Joe*. We were together for almost 10 years, and the last two his alcoholism got really bad. A withdrawal seizure a year and a half ago prompted him to get help, and it’s […]Read More
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My alcohol story seems like a non-story: I grew up in a home of teetotalers. We did not imbibe alcohol, nor did we discuss it. My mom’s parents are Southern Baptists, so her upbringing was the same. Alcohol made my dad sick, so he avoided it. I was a nerd in…