what are bitters, and are they safe to use in sobriety?

I recently posted a photo on my instagram story depicting a local bar’s awesome selection of bitters, with the caption: “Sober date tip: if the bar has a beautiful collection of bitters, order a bitters and soda!” I fancied myself quite clever and adultlike with my club soda and chamomile and citrus infused bitters, but … Continue reading what are bitters, and are they safe to use in sobriety?

does ending a bad relationship solve my drinking problem? (and why it doesn’t really matter).

I spent the last year of my failing three-year marriage convinced that once it was over, I could return to my pre-nuptial levels of “moderate” drinking. I could not wait to shake this rock out of my shoe so that I could finally be free to resume my amicable, mature friendship with red wine and … Continue reading does ending a bad relationship solve my drinking problem? (and why it doesn’t really matter).