How to Make Sober Guests Feel Welcome at a Party


By Jaime Green

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When you’re planning a party that’s going to feature drinking, one of the worst things you can do is just not invite your sober friends. Oh, they don’t drink, I don’t want to make them uncomfortable. Let them make that call for themselves. And there’s a lot you can do to make sure sober guests will feel welcome and comfortable at a party, even if other people are drinking.

The most important thing is balance: between making accommodations for your sober friends, and not making them feel self-conscious about their sobriety. Sobriety doesn’t mean “abstinence from socializing and fun,” and hosting is about making people feel welcomed and comfortable. Here are some ways to do that…click here to continue reading