Monthly Archives: July 2014

July 19

The Girl Who Cried Sober

Mood: raw HOW TO SAY “no thanks” to the inevitable drink offer is something every recovering alcoholic has to navigate. And in a culture where “I just don’t drink” is rarely a socially acceptable answer–outside of pregnancy or organized religion–you have to be equipped with an answer to “why not?” when you decline a shot […]

July 15

Forgive or Die?

I’VE BEEN TOLD that I can be “too forgiving,” and I always wonder what that really means. Usually when people say this, they’re referring to my (hopefully past) inability to stand up for myself and tendency to put myself in dangerous situations, but neither of those things really have anything to do with forgiveness. So […]