Magazine

From the December 2019 magazine.

Discussion Topic

Staying sober during the holidays

The writer of “Oops, Wrong Bar!” sees a version of his old self while setting up for his AA meeting the day after Christmas. Turns out these “newcomers” were not ready to get sober.  But what about those of us who are sober? How do we stay sober through all the parties, social dinners, family functions, stress and loneliness that come this time of year? 

Do you have difficulty navigating social and family events during the holidays? How do you deal with stress, depression or loneliness? What are some tips and AA tools that help you? 

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