Honest Timeline: Trying to Stay Sober During Quarantine

Sobriety is tough to stick to in the best of times, and the COVID-19 pandemic means we’re as close to the worst of times as most of us have seen so far in our lives. Staying indoors playing Super Mario Bros. 3 for hours on end, joining yet another Zoom meeting, or sexting with an ex would be so much more enjoyable if you were wasted. But, you’re not, because you’re better than that. You’re alcohol-free, which is more than we can say for ourselves. We applaud your efforts, but we also want to be realistic about how hard it is to stay away from the booze when there’s a deadly coronavirus outbreak happening right outside your door. That’s why we put together this honest timeline, which perfectly depicts what trying to stay sober during quarantine looks like.

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