I feel guilty after drinking because it is an easy way to feel like a total jerk. I don’t know who the culprit is, but I know how it makes me feel. The best way to deal with this is to tell myself not to feel guilty, to acknowledge that it is a very common reaction among alcoholics, and only to drink when I am ready to feel better.
This is exactly the reason why I started drinking again. It’s true that I used to drink more than I do now, but I stopped because I felt better and because I needed to be able to handle things. I knew I was drinking too much and not getting enough sleep, but I didn’t really know what I was doing to cause those problems. And now that I’m feeling better, I don’t know what I’m doing wrong.
I believe it is also a good idea to be aware of when you are drinking too much, as this can cause a host of problems, most notably, alcohol withdrawal. The reason why I said that I started again is because I really like this drink, and its been a while since I drank. I think its one of the best drinks Ive ever had. I love the taste.
The problem with this drink is that it’s hard to tell the difference between a “good” drink and a “bad” one. One drink can be great and the next one can be completely terrible (like me). In the same respect, the same drink can be great and the next one can be a bad experience (like you). This is why being aware of when you are drinking too much is important.
I have a confession to make. I used to think that a small amount of alcohol could make you feel relaxed, and a large amount of alcohol could make you feel drunk. I just wasn’t aware of it. I think I lost my edge when I started drinking a lot and being conscious of how much I was drinking. And just as I get drunker as I get older, I get better at noticing where I am in the process.
So maybe you shouldn’t drink too much, but you shouldn’t be so aware of your alcohol consumption that you’re going to pass out or get hurt, either. If you are, you might want to take a crash course in mindful drinking.
That’s a good point, and I just want to add that if you are getting drunk at a party, you might not be so comfortable knowing that you are actually doing something that you shouldn’t be doing. As long as you keep those inner voices to yourself, you can usually pretty much get away with it. If you feel really drunk and you are having a hard time deciding what to do, you may want to hang out with friends or go to a club or something.
The problem for me is with my inner voices. I don’t like to drink alone in public. I don’t like to drink and drive. And I don’t like to drink at my desk. I will get drunk, but at the office, I find that I become so tense that I forget about my actual state and that I am simply in a very uncomfortable, very tense, very emotional, very anxious, tense, nervous mood.
This happens to me all the time when I’m drinking, but it can be really difficult to convince yourself not to get out of control. To my own surprise, I actually found that I could tell myself it was just a “bad mood,” and not actually have to get out of that mood. Once you learn to tell yourself that it’s just a bad mood, you can’t fall into it too easily.