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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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My years of daily drinking were an endless slog.

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Years of Terrible Sleep



How I get past my writing inhibitions without turning to booze.

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Why recovering addicts should be wary of the “no true Scotsman” fallacy.

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No True Alcoholic


My results after publishing eight stories to vocal.media.

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What is Vocal?

Submissions


A peek into the life of a “high-functioning” alcoholic.

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“High-Functioning” Alcoholism


The actor’s family has been a key part of his inspiration.

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My drinking habit was even more damaging than I realized.

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