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Stopping drinking?

I have decided I do not want to drink anymore, as I do not seem able to 'just have a couple' - any good advice fromex-drinkers? I'm only 20 and I still intend to go out and party. I'm a little afraid of being bord and not being able to enjoy company as much as I can when I'm scoially lubricated with beer ... *socially (I suck at typing)

Asked By: Messy_Rosie - 5/27/2007
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It's obvious that u know u are an alcoholic, even if u don't like that word. There are a lot of 20 year old people, and younger, that have admitted that they are alcoholic and because they did, they lived to be a lot older... More
Answered By: Sober - 5/27/2007
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number one. go to parties, bars and gatherings and have fun. when it gets old, leave. eat chocolate.
Answered By: lost in summit - 5/27/2007
 
You just have to understand that you can have fun without drugs... More
Answered By: Yote - 5/27/2007
 
Be the designated driver. Sometimes it takes the sense of responsibility to keep one sober. In this case its knowing that you are whats keeping your friends and someone unknown alive. Thats reason enough to stay sober from my point of view.
Answered By: Beth W - 5/27/2007
 
I've had the same problem for many years now, I've only been sober for 6 months now. Try to do things w/ friends that don't involve JUST drinking but are still fun. If you're going to a bar, find a place w/ a pool table, or games. Something to take your mind off of having to drink. Go Bowling, they can drink, you can... More
Answered By: gepetto22 - 5/27/2007
 
Well done on taking this decision, it takes great of strength of character to maitain this. I too have suffered from this curse, I have found that for the first 3 to 4 weeks, stay away from bars, parties etc and get used to not drinking, in other words stay away from temptation...... much easier said than done, I had... More
Answered By: westie - 5/27/2007
 
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