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The formation of a new obsession.. - March 18th 2012, 08:52 PM

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I used to hate alcohol for the sheer fact that it reminds me of my parents, who are needless to say, alcoholics. The problem is, it's become a new obsession of mine.

I wouldn't say it's an addiction because I don't wake up feeling the need to drink. It's more like a want. I drink because it helps me to feel relaxed. Only, I don't want that feeling to disappear so I continue drinking. I can't say no to alcohol.

I always read the label to check the percentage, even though I buy the same bottle of vodka and the same bottle of lemonade. I use the same glass and I drink one drink and then a shot.

Though noone knows any of this. Because I don't want them to. They don't know the extent of my drinking but my best friend gets an idea as she usually gets very aggressive texts and phone calls from me-not proud of that!

I don't want to hurt her anymore but I don't want to stop drinking either. Rather than self harm, this is my new form of control...
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Re: The formation of a new obsession.. - March 19th 2012, 12:03 AM

Ok....whenever you start drinking, think of your alcoholic parents. Or better yet, take a look in the mirror....

Maybe it shouldn't be so much if you want to stop drinking or not..but if you want to be like them.

There are other ways of dealing with stress. Start by going to AA meetings and getting yourself a sponsor.

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