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I Drink

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    I Have to

    If I didn't drink, I would probably die.  Unlike some very small organisms, my body can't produce enough water on its own simply through cellular respiration.  So I have to drink.
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 9 Responses Aug 6, 2008

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    Why Do People Clink Their Glasses Before Drinking A Toast?

    It used to be common for someone to try to kill an enemy by offering him a poisoned drink.  To prove to a guest that a drink was safe , it became customary for a guest to pour a small amount  of his drink into the glass of the host.  Both men would drink it...
    juliana9 juliana9 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 9, 2013

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    Alive

    Drinking makes me feel alive. I don't care if I'm underage drinking either. If you had to deal with the things I do, you would be drinking too. So don't judge. I love taking out bottles from the basement and drinking a glass of every drink.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 28, 2013

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    Cheers X

    Summer parties, friends birthdays and family functions all seem to be concentrated in the summer. July and August my social calendar really picks up. The booze is flowing! I love double vodka and red bull but really will drink anything alcoholic except beer : ( I don't...
    strawberrybunny strawberrybunny 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2009

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    I Drink Every Weekend With My Friends

    For about a couple months now i have been drinking every Friday with my friends.Meanwhile a lot of the people there smoke ciggerattes weed and drink. Their was a lot of different  things going on at that party. We had a party about a week ago and We all slept  with...
    iammentallyabused iammentallyabused 13-15, F Apr 28, 2010

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    DanBurnett DanBurnett 16-17, M Jul 26

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    To Drink Or Not to Drink What a Silly Question

    Ive been drinking socialy for a while now. Ever since ive been going out more often the drinking has increased. Usually used to be a couple of mixed drinks and a beer or two. But now its hard liquor.. like whisky or straight tequilla shots. It hasnt gotten out of hand...
    applescruffs applescruffs 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 26, 2009

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    Use To Have A Drink Problem

    I started drinking at age 14 it started of just bit of fun with friends...from 16 to19 i was drinking all time to cover up my feels...wen i was drinking all time to block things out it made my mental health worse it increasdes my self harming.... My drinking was taking control...
    kell1234myers kell1234myers 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 11, 2013

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    I'm no alcoholic. Could never drink mass

    quantities or for long periods of time. Drink is a luxury and good for your heart, or that's just wine. Who really cares? Anyways I'm just on here because talking to myself makes my neighbors think I need medication. I probably do, but that crap only makes me crazier. Too many...
    thelifeafterdeath thelifeafterdeath 18-21, F Mar 13

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    Its Good For the Body...

    You have to drink to live... I love to drink... not a lot. I will have a beer maybe once a week. My downfall is liquor though. I love a stiff Margarita, Apple Martinis, Pina Coladas, anything with Tequila or Vodka Gve me a shot of Tequila and you can be my new best friend...
    ericalee4 ericalee4 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    not to much anymore haven't quite quit just don't drink it to much
    mrmarine mrmarine 46-50, M 5 hrs ago

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    My grandma makes it every morning & I really do love the smell of it ... But far as drinking it .. That's a no no !
    Jenean99 Jenean99 16-17, F 34 mins ago

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    I have never written anything like before so I am sorry if it seems a little all over the place. I just need to get it all out. Not even sure how to start this, but here it goes...
    SoberJessica SoberJessica 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    I have never really been much of a drinker. I didn't have my first drink until I was 16 and I got a bit tipsy. Even at social events, I don't have an alcoholic beverage. I...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I drink alone. I do so all the time. To be perfectly honest, i prefer drinking alone to drinking in the presence of other people. I simply don't see what the issue is. It is a...
    Lullacus Lullacus 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I enjoy having a drink occasionally with friends / colleagues. No I don't drink very often so when I do I like to enjoy myself... What makes this difficult is having a partner...
    Mysticme Mysticme 26-30, F Aug 1

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    Yes I drink energy drinks. My main choice is monster. But I don't drink them for energy. They calm me. My mind works harder then it normal. Not thesame way ADD or ADHD does to a...
    fallenzero fallenzero 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    I have been sober for one year, seven months, and 27 days. One wouldn't think that I would still struggle not to drink but sometimes I do. Most sober people I meet, or...
    sober79 sober79 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    I need to stop drinking alcohol but am doubting my ability to do so. I feel I hit rock bottom three days ago when I drank one litre of vodka in an hour and a half and required an...
    alexismyth alexismyth 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 26

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    I'm a bit disappointed that I didn't drink before I turned 18, it's like a rite of passage. :p Not that I condone underage people drinking or anything... The only time alcohol was...
    Ridiculousity Ridiculousity 18-21 1 Response Aug 7

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    I think I drink to much but when I do I feel happier & seem to be able to express myself better without so much worry about being misunderstood or rejected. I'm trying not to drink...
    xox0xox xox0xox 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am a 49 year old woman and have had issues with alcohol since I was in my twenties. I have gone long periods without drinking but when I start again, it quickly spirals out of...
    Ysabel2 Ysabel2 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    I don't drink, anymore at all. Not even a bit. I don't like the taste of alcohol or what it does to people. Although people seems to keep asking me if I've been drinking the...
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    Well I'm 32 years old and probably started drinking when I was 14-15. I grew up with my father being an alcoholic but a loving fully functioning one. I have associated most all Do...
    Blackgold32 Blackgold32 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 28

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    I am not a coffee lover but I do drink coffee. My man doesnt drink neither coffee or tea so when we stop for a drink he ends up drinking mineral water! That is bored!!
    prettygoddess prettygoddess 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I don't drink much... hahaha Yeah, seriously! I'm a nervous person, when I drink, I calm down, my brain gets slower and I get numb. It's a good sensation depending on the drink...
    Allaloneandpoisoned Allaloneandpoisoned 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Can someone help me out. I try to drink more water because apparently it helps with weight loss. But after having 3 or 4 sips I start to feel sick and don't want to drink anymore...
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    I used to drink 2 Monsters a day and buy them by the case. After having been to the ER multiple times and then being unable to work due to my mental status, I quit energy drinks...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My parents dont know i'm drinking with my friends almost every weekend. I'm not allowed to drink for my parents because of our belief. But my friends can, and I don't want to feel...
    linebinee linebinee 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I won't admit this to my friends as it does sound too 'sad'. I have a social life, wonderful partner etc but I really like drinking alone! I do it about once a week. I think this...
    noodleweasel noodleweasel 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    When i was about 10 years old i was raped by my mothers ex husband ever since me and my moms relationship has not been the same. Before i graduated high-school my freshmen year she...
    girlofaninmate girlofaninmate 16-17, F Aug 1

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    I always drink it for the effect and taste, but I usually end up getting sleepy after drinking it
    WVMBO WVMBO 16-17, M Aug 4

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    When I was 18, my friends and I was at a party drinking and having a good time. Late into the party a guy came in and said his car broke down. So we thought we would go out in...
    dawg62 dawg62 51-55, T Aug 12

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    8/ 14 / 14 There are 2 reasons why I never drink alcohol. #1 is that I dislike the taste. Beer, wine or liquor mixed or plain, I just don't like the taste. #2 is that I have...
    minimeowz minimeowz 61-65, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I might be alone in this group but I don't find any joy or comfort in drinking alone. I have a full wine rack....quite the liquor cabinet but never think to touch any of it, no...
    Pinky65 Pinky65 46-50, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I just realized how awesome it is to have a drink or two when you get home from work
    rjh3 rjh3 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I'm actually drinking right now. So...cheers. :D
    purposebuilt purposebuilt 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Was out last night and had quite a lot to drink. Now it's the next day and I'm just at home, more or less recovered and I feel miserable. I hate this feeling.
    fullen fullen 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    Lol this is so cool! I thought I was weird for not liking water. I drink it with lemon or lime juice and sometimes fresh mint too :)
    emmacla emmacla 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    Im so sad and im drinking all alone....hearing songs...just wish if someone was here to comfort me now.. :'(
    nixf1 nixf1 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    Usually I do at this point. Probably because I don't really drink. I like a beer or two at the end of the work day. You know that time when you are still dehydrated and those two...
    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    And to be honest water is all I ever drink, for the past nine months it's been like that and I feel like a billionaire.
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Jul 30

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    I know right. People be like oh why you not drinking? And I be like I, I found Jesus winding them up! They get offended and I just laugh! That's another way of having a good time...
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Jul 30

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    I quite drinking for 9 months beat that!
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Jul 30

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    Arizona ice tea taste great. I love the Arizona green tea thou :) both drinks taste good.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Jul 31

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    You have to be ashame of your self if you walk around drinking a little kid slurpee
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    consuming sugary drinks in teenage impires momory
    HotMomShaama HotMomShaama 46-50, F Aug 1

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    I have once, it was like two months ago, I was talking to somebody Online and they sent me a picture that was hilarious. I was drinking water when I looked at the picture, and I...
    ificutmyhairhawaiiwillsink ificutmyhairhawaiiwillsink 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 1

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