Why Sobriety is My Financial Saviour

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Addiction is a costly endeavour. We already know addiction is a black hole for time, happiness, relationships, potential, energy, and (sadly) many lives. As a society, we quite rightly discuss this frequently, particularly in countries where alcohol is deeply embedded in culture.

But there is another overt cost to addiction which is not so frequently discussed: the financial cost. For me, a newly…