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The Full House star has been sober for six years and a father for three.

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Why John Stamos Got Sober

Unexpected challenges and perks of getting sober.

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Too Much Free Time

This is what’s kept me sober for the past four and a half years.

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Escaping Isolation

I was a selfish addict. Now I’m trying to do better.

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The Selfish Addict

“I can’t keep doing this to myself.”

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I never touch non-alcoholic beer, but it has nothing to do with protecting my sobriety.

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