Eight Ways To Stay Sober on the 4th of July



Original Source: addiction.com

Summer is here! The weather is warm, the drinks are cold and the alcohol may be calling your name. As alcoholics, holidays can be tough for us. No matter where you are in your sobriety, celebrating the Fourth of July should not be a reason for you to pick up a drink. To help you have a fun, safe and sober Fourth this year, here are eight ways to stay sober during our country’s Independence Day.

  1. Make plans with your sober friends. Big holidays can be reminiscent of partying and drinking, especially with your drinking buddies. This year, why not make plans with friends and family who are sober? Going to a totally sober get-together might be the best decision you can make to celebrate the Fourth.
  2. Bring back the fun from your youth. Remember when the Fourth of July meant playing outside with your friends? Running around in the heat, jumping in the pool, roasting marshmallows by the fire and heading to a huge field at night to see endless fireworks? This year, head out to the carnival and firework shows where alcohol…click here to continue reading