humanity

Alcohol is nothing without someone to drink it and the substance changes lives for many who partake; a glimpse into the impact of alcohol on humanity.

Michelle Schultz11 days ago
A Drunk Mind Doesn't Speak a Sober Heart
I hate the phrase "a drunk mind speaks a sober heart." It's not true. When I am drunk, I have a completely different agenda than when I am sober. I can list about 800 things that I would never in a mi...
Drunk Moms Aren't Cute
Oh how pop culture likes to glamorize moms who drink. It's all so fun and silly, right? And heck, moms work super hard! We deserve a little drink right? Yeah!!! Even Hoda and Kathy Lee have a healthy ...
Hunter Adkinsa month ago
How Do You Remember
How do I remember the first time I got drunk? As a Christian boy who was raised going to church, I was taught that drinking was evil. 15 was the first time I ever saw my parents drink; they worked in ...
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Kailah a month ago
An Unusually Inspiring Story of How to Become a Brewmaster
There's a craft brewery not far from where I live. It's a pretty good one too. They've even won prestigious awards for a few of their brews. I'm gonna leave the brewery unnamed for now because, well, ...
Eric Hunter2 months ago
Sobriety Is Not Amnesty
When the Victim of Drunk Driving Is in Recovery
Keira Smize2 months ago
Accident or Drugged?
A friend of mine recently had the scariest experience of her life. She started her evening at a casino with her husband and woke up several hours later, in a hospital, with no memory of what had happe...
Morganne Thayer3 months ago
Taking a U-Turn
First of all, I want to clarify that this piece is not about a struggle with alcohol or an addiction but rather my decision to take a long-term break from the sauce. As I sit here, sipping my morning ...
Jeffrey Joseph3 months ago
The Demon
It's almost 2 AM and I just came back from my latest hospital stay. I think this one only lasted three days. Or maybe it was four. It's kind of a blur. I remember or I wish I could remember the number...
Ti Ana4 months ago
Liver Dance
The number of 25 to 35-year-olds dying with alcohol-related liver disease tripled between 1999 and 2016. I hope this comes as a shock, but the three boxes of Franzia in my pantry beg to ask why you wo...
Jessica Bates4 months ago
Sobriety
I have been sober for 35 days. Not much, right? But anyone who has been or is addicted to something knows that 35 days without something that you depend on can feel like a lifetime. If you have never ...
Ann King4 months ago
Setting Your Boundaries When Dealing With Alcoholic Spouse
I can't tell you how many holidays and get-togethers my alcoholic/drug addicted husband has spoiled over the past decades for me, my kids, family, and friends. Always walking on eggshells, the stress ...
Ann King5 months ago
Waking Up in Jail, Headaches and Regret, Hope It Was Worth It
I knew it was coming. I have been telling you for months. Now I just hope that alcohol/drug-induced high was worth everything that it has now cost you, me, and our family. As I predicted from one of m...
Ann King5 months ago
The Alcoholic's Wife: Friday Night
Here it is another Friday night and what am I doing, sitting at home all alone, but enjoying the peace and quiet. My AH left for work this morning as per usual, on the days he actually decides to work...
Ann King5 months ago
The Alcoholic's Wife: The Beginning
I stumbled upon this site by accident, and the more I looked into it the more I found that this might just be the perfect place to share the details of my life. Things I don't want anyone else to know...
Ann King5 months ago
The Alcoholic's Wife: Thanks for That
How can I make these bad thoughts go away? I truly believe in Karma and I do not like putting all this negative energy out into the world, but I do not know how to control it. It really is ridiculous ...
Peyton Morris6 months ago
Drinking and Driving: Stricter Laws Needed to Prevent Drunk Driving
According to CDC.gov, “Every day, 28 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver.” With this resulting in a death every fifty-one minutes, driving ...
Rebecca Buckland6 months ago
For the Grace of God Go I
“For the grace of God go I,” is my mom’s favorite saying. It means “Don’t judge because at the roll of a dice it could be you.” My mother isn’t a particularly religious woman, I mean unless vodka is a...
Iria Vasquez-Paez8 months ago
I'm An Alcoholic
Hi, my name is Iria, I’m an alcoholic. This is a piece on why you do not offer a sober person alcohol in any manner. You do not bring alcohol to the house of an alcoholic who doesn’t want alcohol to e...