Maybe you woke up on New Year’s Day with a hangover and decided that enough was enough. Maybe you’re seeing tons of Dry January posts from your friends and wondering if you should try it, too. Or maybe you’re just thinking, for the first or second or 25th time in your life, whether your relationship with alcohol is something you want to continue.

You’re ready to quit alcohol — maybe for today, maybe for tomorrow, maybe forever. You don’t have to decide that right now but you do need to know the first steps to take. You might be ready to put down the booze, at least for a time, so… Now what?

We at The Temper are here to support you in your journey to recovery, whatever that looks like. We know it’s not easy but we also know that you don’t have to do it all alone. That’s where this list comes in. Below are some of our top articles that are perfect for those new to sobriety and those who are still just exploring. So, wherever you’re at right at this moment, know that this is the place to start. This is the first step you can take into a brand new world. And we’re welcoming you with open arms.

Am I Ready to Get Sober?

How to Rock Early Sobriety

Finding Support Online and Off

Loving (and Living) Your New Life

Your Mental Health and Mindfulness

Keeping and Forming Relationships

Staying Sober Through the Holidays

Making the decision to get sober is never easy. Even harder is figuring out early sobriety, making friends, getting through the holidays, and everything in between. Make sure to bookmark this page for all of your sobriety needs, though, and come back again no matter what age or stage of recovery you’re in. Most of all, though, remember that you’re not alone. Once you stop drinking, a whole new world opens up to you. Trust us.

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