All the Days at a Time: Why AA Needs Disbelievers Like Me

One day at a time. I hate that dogma. When I needed to get sober, the idea of thinking about it each day — making a daily commitment not to drink — felt like a form of imprisonment. I wanted to make a permanent lifestyle choice and move on. Don’t get me wrong. I wasn’t underestimating the gravity of the decision. I tried and failed to quit drinking enough times that I understood how…

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Matt Salis

Matt Salis

I live in Denver, Colorado, with my wife and four kids. I write and speak about addiction and recovery. Please follow my blog at SoberAndUnashamed.com.