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Holiday Tips - Get Into the Solution

Dealing with the Holidays

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Updated February 08, 2014

Visitors to the About.com Alcoholism Forum were asked to share their personal experiences in maintaining sobriety during the holiday season. Their replies provide helpful tips for those who may be struggling to stay clean and sober through the temptations of the holidays.

Martha B's Holiday Tip

A few 24 hours ago on Thanksgiving in a meeting at Jackson, TN, someone suggested that anyone having a bad holiday should "get out of the problem and into the solution."

This was not a new statement to me, but this particular day hearing it verbally had a significant effect on me. I pass this along in hopes that it will be received and remembered by someone who needs to take a good look at what is going on in 'self' today.

-- Martha B.

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