Designated Driver

Designated Driver

For those who choose not to drink.

Kathy Ga month ago
Sassy and Sober
When you mention the word “alcoholic,” the first image that comes to mind is often that of an old man sitting on a park bench, wearing fingerless gloves and swigging whiskey from a brown paper bag. Bu...
How I Recognized I'm an Alcoholic
I was flirting with functional alcoholism from the age of 18 when I graduated high school. My family imposes their problems with alcohol on each other, with nobody really recognizing their problem. I ...
David Parks3 months ago
When a Drunk Driver Crashes into Your Living Room (While You're in It)
Everyone has that one crazy night in college. Mine is just a little different. My roommate Paul, his girlfriend Miranda, and I had just gotten home from a night out. We (being responsible young adults...
Denise Willis3 months ago
Always Have a Drink Handy
Drinking was considered the number one cardinal sin in our home growing up. My father's first wife was an alcoholic, which caused him to start drinking, and by the time they divorced he had an issue w...
Ian Massengale4 months ago
I Don't Remember, I Was Drunk
Weak ass excuses like this shouldn't work on anyone, but for some reason they do — not on me, but most people. That's not your get-out-of-jail free card for being stupid just because you were drinking...
Laurie Summerfield4 months ago
Alcoholism and the Blame Cycle
Have you noticed that the alcoholic appears to blame you for everything? You may have prepared the best meal, or overly cleaned the home, or made sure the children were all in bed before he arrived ho...
Laurie Summerfield4 months ago
Stepping Away From Madness
Many say when a person is intoxicated they tell the truth. I call bullshit! Everything a person says when they are intoxicated is utter toilet dribble. Have you ever been in a conversation with a drun...
Cindy S.4 months ago
Wet Brain
Wet brain is more than just an alcohol-soaked brain. Did you know that it is a very real and very serious brain disorder called Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome?
Sara Johnson4 months ago
Young Alcoholism
I never thought I would call myself an alcoholic—especially not at 23. I figured I was just doing what everyone else was doing...having fun! But a few instances of my head in a toilet bowl and not rem...