drinking, can i have a few without falling into bad habits ?

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  1. covenant

    covenant Black Belt

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    at a certain stage i was drinking too many beers, an easy habit fall into. heres the thing i recognised that perhaps i was drinking far too many weekends in a row or too many nights a week. it never got out of control because i just refused to let myself become someone who spends all saturday afternoon and night drinking.

    now i havent had any beers for some time, havent really had the urge yet can i have 12 beers without seeing it becoming a weekly habit.....

    to sum it up. realised i was drinking to much, stopped but still want sample some craft beers from time to time, without any cravings of course.

    is this a slippery slope ?
     
  2. Grassshoppa

    Grassshoppa Green Belt

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    So you're saying you have a drinking problem?
     
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    Did you just refer to 12 beers as "a few"?









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  5. Robocok

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    Follow a 1 drink limit.
     
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    kahiljabroni Brown Belt

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    Only one way to find out
     
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  7. closequarters

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    If you recognized you were drinking too much and was able to stop, it doesn’t sound like you have a drinking problem.
     
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    GearSolidMetal I'm here to chew bubblegum and bang your mom. Platinum Member

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    Drink 2 beers, and that's it.

    Two beers is a good compromise, to fit in & get the beginnings of a slight buzz, and you won't blow over a 0.8 if you're pulled over.

    2 beers. No more than that.

    If you don't have the self-control to do that, you need to become a man before drinking again.
     
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  9. Curmudgeon

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    Yes, don't be a wuss.
     
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    12 beers?!?!!?! Lol pussy

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  11. HwoarangStyle

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    beers not an addiction. HAVE U EVER SUCKED DICK FOR BEER!?!?!?
     
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  12. Sansnom

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    How would we know?

    It's different from one person to another.

    You know yourself and your habits. You should know what's best for you.
     
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    You probably have a drinking problem, just based upon the fact that alcohol is a concern for you. But that doesn't mean you can't learn to control it. Check out moderation management.
     
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    If you can my hat is off to you
     
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    JinKazama Red Belt

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    don't do it, especially if youre worried about it
     
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  16. sniper

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    This.

    "Normal" people dont question themselves about this.
     
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  17. covenant

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    maybe but theres been around nine beers sitting in a draw this whole time and they havent been drunk.

    is moderation management doable though. i cant see smoking something that could be managed moderately, are beers the same ???
     
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    judging by how many people drink i think more people should actually question just how much alcohol they consume.
     
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    I disagree. It means he probably wasn't an alcoholic, but he could have been abusing alcohol.

    I drank heavily for a few years, then I started seeing it affect my health and was concerned about my liver. I was able to quit without too much effort, and for that reason I would say I wasn't an alcoholic, but I did use alcohol to self medicate and that is a drinking problem.
     
  20. LEGS MAHONEY

    LEGS MAHONEY genetically modified man shark

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    You do it like you do a diet IE you eat clean for most of the week then allot one day for junk food.

    If it was up to me id have a bottle of rum i glued to my hand. But i got to be disciplined


    Until I'm old and retired then ill be drunk all day.
     
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