How I Got Sober and Stopped Being Funny

And it was worth it

PR King
4 min readJun 6, 2021

Photo by Kyle Broad on Unsplash

I come by being an alcoholic, honestly, thanks to my father. According to the experts, less than half of alcoholics’ children become alcoholics themselves. My sister is one who didn’t; I’m one who did. You’d think seeing my father drunk would have been enough to turn me off on the stuff altogether, but it didn’t, because unlike him, a WW2 veteran, I could handle…

PR King

Florida stories, history fan, avid reader, geeky Boomer, Sagittarian with a Capricorn moon, Chromebook convert, military brat, sober 30+