His Story: Patrick

Name: Patrick M. Sobriety date: 6/19/2013 From: Maryland This is Patrick’s story: First time drinking: The summer after high school. So 2008, sometime during the first two weeks of June. Rock bottom: Two answers here. My worst single moment was on my last day drinking – June 18, 2013. I drank all day before going to meet […]

10 Reasons Sober People Are Attractive

There are numerous reasons that sobriety and sober people are hella sexy. Here’s my top 10. Two years ago, I would not have thought sober people were appealing. At all. Whatsoever. Crazy, yes. Impressive, yes. But attractive…not so much. After all, there was nothing attractive about someone who couldn’t get shwasted with me. What fun […]

9 Signs You’re Finally In A Mature, Adult Relationship

This was originally published at www.elitedaily.com Media dictates so much in today’s world — including relationships. Whether portraying unrequited love, forbidden love or passionate love, the media’s ideas of love all have something in common: drama. After all, drama drives the media. But, guess what? When you’re in a dramatic relationship, this reality isn’t so appealing. […]

In Defense of Online Dating

I never thought I’d be typing this sentence. It’s traumatic, really. Here goes. Imetmyboyfriendonline. Yes, I met my boyfriend online. On one of the sketchier dating sites, in fact. Ahhh, Tinder, the notoriously designated “hook-up” app. For some reason unbeknownst to me (in my new-relationship state of bliss), there is a negative connotation associated with online […]