Advice On Giving Up Alcohol....
* If you are looking for answers to the question of how to stop drinking alcohol, you should learn how to handle situations that can lead to relapse. What will you do if you are at a party and someone offers you a drink? Develop a plan. In this case, it is preferable to politely refuse the offer and move on. If you take a break to consider the offer, it gives you time to think about a justification or an excuse to drink.
* Your words have been my inner dialogue for quite some time now. Your excuses have been mine. This sweet but relentless boost is there for quite some time. I guess I just want to say thanks because these words meant a lot to me. Thank you, Ron, for sharing how God touched you and lifted your burden in an instant. He did it for me too, even though alcohol was not my burden. Mine crushed the depression.
* The alcohol dependence is a real monster and most people just can not be finished and it works. Once again, I am very happy that it worked for you this way, but you are definitely in the minority. Good point. There is AA of course. Thanks thanks thanks! In April of this year, I will celebrate 5 years of a life without alcohol. I wish I could agree that I will not miss it, but it would not be a true statement, because some days I miss it deeply.
* And it was one of the most difficult and best things God ever did in me. The pressing of God's thumb was like the hand of a massotherapist to someone with knots in the back here is the knot, the point of pressure, the source of pain, and the pressing may feel more pain one has the feeling of freeing oneself and exhaling and moving. Yes, God's thumb had fallen on my drinking and I wriggled under the weight, resistant, haggling and excusing.
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* If you are a moderate drinker, you may be able to stop yourself without too much trouble. If you are a regular or heavy drinker, however, you may find this much more difficult. Internal and external triggers may cause you to want to start drinking again. Regardless of your current level of alcohol consumption, there are many resources available if you want to stop, including a state-by-state resource guide.
* So, in the dream, you must now explain to the people around you that you have slipped. Not only do you feel all the guilt, shame and frustration while you dream, but the feelings remain with you long after your awakening. Like all the symptoms, it passes. What does not go so easily is ... It's like my grandmother would say to me John, when you really think about it, everything comes down to shitting.
* Between 48 and 72 hours, it is usually when "delirium tremens" appears for some. Delirium tremens is a sudden confusion that can be accompanied by hallucinations, tremors, an irregular heartbeat and an increase in body temperature so high that it can sometimes lead to seizures. If you are a heavy drinker, it is important to detoxify alcohol under the supervision of a health professional as withdrawal from leaving the cold turkey can lead to death.
* This thumb was like a punishment, but I know now that it was a proof of his ever present attention for me. You have raised so many wonderful points in all of this. Too many things for me to comment well. So I'll just say well said and thanks . Ron - we do not know each other but our stories can not be more similar. This beautiful moment of clarity, when our free one crosses the Holy Spirit, has been my experience in stopping drinking and using more than 16 years ago.
* There is no judgment to drink, but there is also no immunity against addiction. Your words are sweet and true. Thank you. So, I drink about 15 glasses a week beer, whiskey and occasional wine. Sometimes 20. I can stop when I feel like it when I have a cold, for example. I have a doctorate from a large university, I have always been employed and I was married 20 years with two wonderful children.
* One of the saddest things in our current culture for me is the big woohoo bragging done by popular Christians / speakers / writers on social media about their drinking. It excites me and I can only imagine how that weakens their influence among the lost. I was raised in a christian house. Parent did not drink. I did not think much of it before my last year of high school. . I was a "social drinker" from 18 years old.
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