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I Feel Discriminated Against For Not Drinking

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    "Think" Is A Strong Word For It

    My dad just moved back into town. While I hate that for many reasons the biggest reason would be he is targeting me now. You see in the past he lived in places that I could only reach by driving. Which gave me the "I need to drive home" excuse to not drink. Well this time he...
    ForgottenMale ForgottenMale 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 18, 2013

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    College....

    It can be damned difficult feeling in place at college when you don't drink.  In fact, I think the last gf I had left me partially (or almost entirely) because I wouldn't get drunk.
    Xuan Xuan 22-25, M 5 Responses Jun 30, 2010

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    Sometimes I Do

    I usually don't go out. I often don't go to parties for the simple reason that I know people will be drunk. I almost never drink, and I tend to avoid occasions where I can drink, because with me it's nothing or too much. I rarely drink, but when I do, I get wasted. I hate being...
    JojaRodenaLente JojaRodenaLente 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2009

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    Recovery Sucks Sometimes!

    I was discriminated against when I drank and did drugs when I was really young. Now, I'm the plague for not drinking at 29, unless I say something like, "My stomach's not feelin' so hot and I gotta work in the morning." You don't have to live with how I feel after I do it. We...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 6, 2010

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    What's Wrong With People??

    My boyfriend and i frequent this comedy club nearby at least once a month, maybe more, and because both of us has given up drinking, we get our first and only drink, and then the waitress is never seen from again! Oh but the drinks are flowing freely at all the other tables...
    prettyinpink prettyinpink 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 20, 2008

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    Sometimes...

    So, I don't drink. I would just rather not go there. Same with drugs. Anyway. It's hard when you're one of three people on campus that don't drink. (There's 600 of us and everyone pretty much knows about everyone else.) On more than one occasion, people have stopped talking...
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F 7 Responses Nov 19, 2008

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    Peer Pressure

    I have never had an issue with alcohol, but I've noticed that since I stopped drinking it in the past year, some of my friends find it hard to relate to me when I am out with them. It's as if the only way they think I can have a good time, is to be in an altered, out-of-control...
    desertfrost desertfrost 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 21, 2010

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    Really/

     when i was in therapy ,they acted as though something was wroung with me because i did not drink.as if i had some kind of disorder.i do not drink.because when my father drank he became abusive.and i will never touch it.they act like a single person is supposed to go get...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Oct 26, 2009

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    I really do... i think it's because I love writing them as well, and letters written by your own hands feels more real... I just want to share a letter written by my ex girlfriend...
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    hopeandsorow hopeandsorow 31-35, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    BBBritPlease BBBritPlease 18-21, F 5 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    today is one of those days... I've been drinking all day yesterday, party, friends, girls... but today.. oh my God I feel like ****. I left my car near my house because I was too...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    ok... I quit. I decided, I quit drinking. This year has begun in such a bad way. Maybe is the reason because I'm drinking that much, but the problem is that I don't know. I don't...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 28

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    tori7860 tori7860 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    debra15 debra15 22-25, F Apr 2

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    Scaro54 Scaro54 18-21 7 hrs ago

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    Zer000 Zer000 22-25 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    My husband drinks too much and too often. We got in a big fight today after he was drinking after a funeral...but believe me, he wasn't drinking out of sadness. He went after me...
    jenni2014 jenni2014 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My head hurts. I'm gonna stop drinking from tomorrow. Lol.
    Vigilant6007 Vigilant6007 26-30, M Mar 28

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    I feel slightly depressed because I cannot think of a way to get the lifestyle I want. Maybe, I need to just live in the moment more. However, perhaps I simply live a life I don't...
    jjeng1989 jjeng1989 22-25, M 24 mins ago

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