Who’s Doing Dry January? Dry 2022? Dry Life?
Not dry as opposed to “moist,” I mean, dry, like, without alcohol.
Between my 39th and 40th birthdays, I abstained from alcohol. I realized how much I’d been using it to try to dull anxiety in charged social situations, to try to make parenting feel a little easier, or at least the pain of it more vague, and to fit in.