"You can't save your face and your ass at the same time": A Status Update, I'm Sober Interview with Melanie
In this interview series, recovering addicts speak about the ways in which they have used social media as a tool in recovery. This month’s interview is with “Melanie,” a 28-year-old writer and teacher, who chose to use a pseudonym for our interview. Melanie was an early adopter of the #xa and #recovery hashtags in 2009, connecting with a sober network through an anonymous handle. Our conversation explored the challenges of sharing in early sobriety, non-alcoholics tweeting about Drynuary and being “out” as sober in academia.
How are you doing? Good! Thanks for doing the series. It’s just so nice to see people talking about sober issues in a public [...]