Dry January? Sober September? Taking A Break From Alcohol Have you ever tried "Dry January" or taking a break from alcohol for a period of time? What did you learn? What worked for you? Would you recommend it to others?
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Alcohol: Have You Ever Thought About Cutting Back?

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Updated on November 1, 2019.

Taking a break from alcohol can have benefits. That's probably one reason why "Dry January" — the practice of starting the new year with a month-long break from drinking alcohol — has caught on. But knowing something is good for you isn't the same thing as following through with that behavior.

So Life Kit wants to know:

Have you ever tried "Dry January" or taking a break from alcohol for a period of time? What did you learn? What worked for you? Would you recommend it to others?

This form was closed on November 1, 2019.