Backstreet Boys' AJ McLean will mark two years of sobriety on Tuesday. And while he says he's doing great, he can never truly let down his guard.
Speaking to People, AJ says, "Life is grand right now. It never gets easier, but it just becomes a working part of the mind. You have to literally make it an everyday thing whether you make it to a meeting or not."
“I talk to my sponsor every day. I talk to people in program every day,” he adds. He also spent 10 weeks at an outpatient program for mental health recently, which he says "was totally worth it."
Thanks to his newfound sobriety, AJ says he now feels comfortable with Backstreet possibly doing another Las Vegas residency. During their last one, which ended in 2019, AJ said being in Vegas was "not good" for him. But now, he says, "Addiction goes anywhere you go, so I can't blame it on a city."
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