My Sober Date
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My Sober Date

He didn’t want his sober date—but now does everything he can to keep it

My sober date of August 25, 1986, was absolutely not my idea. The week before that I had been drunk driving with my four year old son in the car and when I got him home to his mother, from whom I was separated at the time, she made it perfectly clear that if I didn’t do something about my drinking pronto, I was not going to be allowed to see either of our kids. She said I was out of control and dangerous and she was so right.


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