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I’m a lawyer and teacher from North Carolina. I write about sobriety, mental health, running, and more. Buy me a “coffee” at ko-fi.com/benyaclark.
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Personal Essay

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High-Functioning Alcoholism


Celebrity Inspiration

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Norris and Delaney


Personal Essay

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Writing About Sobriety


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Sobriety Tips

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Sobriety Tips

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Stage 1: Acute Withdrawal


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Sobriety News

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Contingency Management


Personal Essay

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Sobriety Isn’t a Cure-All

Benya Clark

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