I Struggle With Alcohol

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    Drinking Is Ruining My Life

    I am 21 years old. I am an alcoholic. I started drinking at age 9, with sips of beer here and there. I got drunk the first time at age 12. I was in jail by 17 because of my drinking, and i also went to rehab the first time at age 17. I thought i know it all and could handle my...
    mememe200 mememe200
    18-21
    1 Response Aug 10, 2009

    One Drink. Always Ends Up...

    Never thought it took control of my life. Im a teenager. And i like to party alot. At first i hated alcohol!! I hated it!! And now like i only drank when my dad said it was okay, but i steal it from him now...it started at parties i would drink to much and pass out...than it...
    XxxLaurenBugXxx XxxLaurenBugXxx
    13-15, F
    1 Response May 20, 2012

    Why I Practice Alcoholism

    I was sober in AA for 10 years. I went out. Sober 6 months. Then out. Sober for 2 years. Then out. Now I'm a practicing functional alcoholic. Here's the thing: When I am sober, I get super depressed because I spend all my time doing stuff for other people. Could I do stuff for...
    FullRyan FullRyan
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jun 19, 2012

    Its so easy to turn to alcohol

    when life gets too rough ... It's only a temporary solution but once that stage is done then u wake up with a mean hangover an full of regret from poor bad choices/actions one makes when under the influence I need help :(
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jul 14, 2014

    I HATE that I am different

    when it comes to alcohol. Why can't I enjoy a glass or two of wine at dinner? Why can't I enjoy some beers watching football when EVERYONE else is?? Why does it have to become a **** show and hurt my family, effects my job and makes for a horrible day the next day?? I know...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 24

    I can't handle my drink

    and have had some bad experiences while being drunk. So I'm trying my best to be more sensible. When I'm out with friends it's constantly on my mind to make sure I drink slowly and have soft drinks in between. I make sure I don't stay out all night and get back at a reasonable...
    Mollybonnie Mollybonnie
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 22, 2015

    I tell myself I won't get drunk,

    as soon as I've had a couple of pints, that's it, I'm on it then and can't stop, is there something wrong with me
    cafc1 cafc1
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Apr 27, 2015

    I barely ever drink. But

    when I do I loose all control and always make a fool out of myself. I can't control it. I always wake up embarrassed and filled with regrets.
    heaven89 heaven89
    26-30, F
    Dec 27, 2014
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