Seth Meyers writes about a subject that so many of us encounter and struggle with. How do you know if someone in your life has a real problem with alcohol? You cringe slightly as he starts getting a little louder and more playful. A quick word to the wise: Yet one of the most common types of addiction that you may see in dating is alcoholism. If you cross paths with someone who has an alcohol problem, the question then becomes, what will you do with that information?
For example, having a couple glasses of wine at dinner is probably no big deal, but a third and a fourth? In such cases, he uses alcohol to balance his mood, feel happy, and relax. In such instances, listen to the content of what he talks about. Does he talk about drinking? Does he tell stories about events where you imagine he was probably drinking? Does he mention being hung over?
Notice the way he drinks. It may save you a lot of heartache down the road. Signs That you may be Dating an Alcoholic If you think that you may be dating an alcoholic then there are certain signs that you can look for in their behavior. SOME SIGNS THAT YOU MAY BE DATING AN ALCOHOLIC Your date makes excuses to drink - good news, bad news, indifferent news, your one month anniversary etc. Your date only wants to go where it is possible to drink.
The cinema, a hike in the mountains are avoided. Discover What You Can Do Your date has a high tolerance to alcohol. They can drink a lot without becoming drunk. Your date becomes very defensive when questioned about their drinking habits. Often they will become verbally aggressive and sometimes physically aggressive.
Your date often smells of alcohol when you meet. This is because they are probably drinking BEFORE they go out on a date with you. Your date suffers from mood swings Typically the alcoholic is cheerful, talkative and affectionate when drink is at hand. If there is no drink available they are tense and preoccupied These are just some or the signs that your date may be alcoholic.
You will find more at the ten warning signs of alcoholism and at alcoholic behavior. What can I do If I Suspect I am Dating an Alcoholic? Yes, in an ideal world you would say thank you but no thank you. Getting involved with an alcoholic will always end in tears. Because the alcoholic already has a date and his or her name is alcohol.
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