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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How To Resist the Pressure to Drink at Parties

My boss swung a half-empty bottle of white wine in front of my face like she was trying to hypnotize me with it. “You don’t ever miss this?” she asked. The rest of the staff looked at me awkwardly. Some of them knew that I was sober, most of them were figuring it out now.

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