I am straight edge, and have been since I discovered what the lifestyle was all about roughly 18 years ago. For those that don’t know, living a straight edge life, in simplest terms, means you don’t drink, smoke or do drugs. That’s the easiest way to put it, and really requires no further explanation.
However, that doesn’t take away the fact that I constantly have to explain things to the uninformed. And I know my fellow clean-living people can back me up on this. These questions come up all the time, especially if you have tattoos advocating the lifestyle like I do.
Here are the four most common questions I receive on a semi-regular basis.