Alcoholics may change significantly when they drink.For instance, a typically mild-mannered person may become aggressive, or make impulsive decisions.5. An alcoholic has a problem stopping, and may even finish others' drinks.They always have a good explanation for why they drink.
I was vulnerable in a way that I’ve never been again.
Not drinking makes them irritable, nervous, or uncomfortable.
If an alcoholic is forced to abstain from drinking, his or her body often reacts negatively, as they are dependent on the sedative effects of alcohol.
I also realized that my asexual tendencies at that time—which resulted from my troubled home-life coupled with sexual orientation shame and simply being a late bloomer—could be quelled by alcohol.
I’ve never had a problem with alcohol like I have with drugs, except that I have used it on several occasions as an emotional crutch.
They can drive nice cars, live in great neighborhoods, and make a significant income.