John Mulaney’s pandemic relapse made a lot of news, but before that he’d been sober since 2005. He first quit drinking and using drugs at age 23. Mulaney started drinking at 13; at that age he felt awkward, and thought alcohol made him funny and gregarious. He also started using cocaine and prescription drugs. “I […]
A common saying is that the opposite of addiction is connection, which makes this an extra scary time for sober people. In order to take care of each other, we need to stay away from each other. That is hard.