EPISODE 3 – JOLENE’S DRINKING STORY

Jolene gives a glimpse of what her drinking looked like in the beginning. She didn’t grow up around a lot of drinking and rarely drank in high school or college, but there was a pivotal point in her late 20’s when things changed. She began using wine to self-medicate...

EPISODE 2 – AIDAN’S DRINKING STORY

Aidan gives a glimpse of what her drinking looked like in the beginning. She talks about coming from a family where alcohol is often celebrated and acknowledges that she has many good memories associated with drinking. She talks about getting accepted into Yale and...

EPISODE 1 – WELCOME TO EDIT PODCAST

Aidan and Jolene introduce themselves and talk about their decision to make an Early Exit from the drinking life. They also discuss whom they hope to reach with their podcast about the gray area of drinking and explore how they both used alcohol as a way to...

But Guys Will Think It’s Weird If You Don’t Drink

It was a Sunday. I didn’t know the day before would be my last day of drinking, but it was. I felt sick until Tuesday and I knew I was done with alcohol forever. I had been through too many drinking stops and restarts and I knew I had come to the end of my drinking...

Alcohol Is No Longer An Option For Me

Giving up alcohol is not a guarantee or protection against hurt, pain, discomfort, anger, grief, feeling rage etc. Expect those feelings. Expect that life will continue to happen after you quit drinking and it can be/feel really hard at times. It can also be/feel...