Ask an Addict: Is it Possible to Help Someone Who Won’t Admit They Need It?

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 […]

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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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I Think My Friend has a Drug Problem, Do I Confront Her?

This piece is part of the regular Ask Katie* advice column series at The Fix. I think that my friend has a drug problem. About six months ago she started acting weird and accusing her friends of talking about her behind her back. She also lost a lot of weight and stopped hanging out as […]

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