Advice On Giving Up Alcohol....
* I'm still drinking for now, but there are other weights that I felt convinced to just read your post. I pray that I can find my own courage to act on them. I can relate so much to Bethadilly. Food is a dependence. Thank you for your openness and your honesty here. I decided a little over three years ago to stop. I think the stop was the key to my growing relationship with God. There is nothing to frighten my awareness of God.
* And I began to realize that I was using wine, cider, or craft beer to get out of it, to make me numb against everything, even the least. And I remembered what my counseling teacher once said all addictions begin as a coping mechanism. So I resigned. I finished the bottle of wine that I received as a gift, and I have not been drinking for about a month. My mind is clear. I suddenly see all the societal and cultural things you have named, and I regret them.
* There are many reasons to stop drinking alcohol. Maybe you can not party as hard as you've done, and the hangover gets worse. Maybe you have developed a beer belly. There may be a deeper question at stake and you do not want your consumption to go out of control before it's a problem - unless it's already happening and you're not. do not realize. Whatever your circumstances, you are here, and you are ready to throw the sauce.
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* In one study, healthy women who drank 10 or more drinks a week decreased their chances of conceiving to 34%. While you may be thinking that you are well because you do not drink much, even moderate drinking affects fertility. In the same study, women who drank between one and five drinks a week less than one drink a day reduced their chances of conception to 61%. Prolonged alcohol use and abuse can negatively impact your brain.
* Maybe taking a look back will help to show what areas of the body are affected by alcohol and so when we stop drinking, how some of these processes will begin to subtly come back To normal. Examining these effects will help us understand what is happening in our body while we drink alcohol, most of the time when we drink, we do not realize what is actually happening, outside from what we think is a good time. a weakened immune system, which makes the body more difficult to fight disease, illness and disease.
* As one Alcoholics Anonymous publication puts it, most people with alcoholism think they will be able to drink normally. Many people with alcoholism can go to great lengths to convince themselves, as well as others, of how they drink. The drink is just not annoying. A careful examination of daily habits can help. Here's how it works You may be surprised at how long your drinking day lasts. It might even shock you to see how much alcohol you drink during this day.
* As you look for ways to stop drinking alcohol, you may find that certain events, situations or people make you drink, even if you want to stay sober. It is important to evaluate your relationships, your activities and your habits. Do you find that you drink when you are alone at home? Is there some person who makes you drink, even if you do not intend to drink? Identify the emotional situations and triggers associated with alcohol use, then develop a strategy to cope with or avoid these triggers in order to overcome your desire to drink.
* Alcohol was a really big deal. Even the Christians I knew who chose to drink alcohol occasionally made it a REAL BIG CASE. It was a spiritual decision with all kinds of biblical and spiritual rationalizations around him as it is all this post. But I have learned something very interesting since my marriage to a Catholic family alcohol does not have to be a big problem. The Polish Catholic family of my husband drinks. Or they do not drink.
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