I've been at uni for approximately 4 months now so I'm starting to feel comfortable with the people around me. However, after numerous alcohol related incidents involving regretful actions I've decided to quit alcohol. I began to feel that I relied on alcohol to engage in the social side of student life. Safe to say I know it's going to be difficult, I'd love to hear from anyone who has been or is currently in a similar position.
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I'm giving up alcohol! Help? watch
- Thread Starter
- 04-01-2017 18:06
- 11-01-2017 13:49
Why do you need help? I don't really drink as it can interact with some medication I take. I find it hardest when it's pre-drinks or similar as I'm the only one not drinking. I also feel incredibly responsible for all the people I'm with when they're drunk. If something happened to them and I'm the only sober one I feel I have to:
a) look after them
b) might get blamed for whatever happens to them as I should have stopped/protected them as I was coherent.
Other than that it's kinda the same apart from the getting drunk bit. Not drinking means that you appreciate your friends and the banter/jokes/times you have, instead of letting alcohol make things funny for you.
- 11-01-2017 13:52
Good on you and good luck!
- 11-01-2017 13:55
i am currently off alcohol...
i) to save money,
ii) to keep my driving licence,
iii) to lose weight ....
at least it has worked with 2 of those