How do I not drink with my collegues without isolating myself?

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Hi All,

Hope everyone is doing ok and managing their problem. I have just come on to think out loud really and see if anyone can relate/advise...

I work for a construction company and needless to say there is a drinking culture ingrained into i. Somebody leaves..Drinks. Project comes to get the picture!

This friday is a big one. A popular character is leaving, its the first summer social and theres a few birthdays, mine included but I am keeping it under wraps.

My problem is that I am worried that if I go I will get the most drunk and do something embarrassing or even worse. 

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    Well mate seems like they have forgotten you and got wrapped up in their own stuff. Never mind, go down the pub, l guess it's tough but you, can survive. l read something the other day. But before l tell you that what it is, ask yourself, who runs your life them or you?

    The British high jump champion was told by her manager it's all Mind Games.

    Don't try, just achieve it.


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    I have deleted the off topic conversation and comments going on in this discussion. If users want to discuss the male drinking culture etc you can start a new discussion. 

    When posting try to remember users come here for advice and taking discussions into off topic debates or taking over their discussions will only succeed in discouraging users to post. If anyone has any questions send me a PM and do not reply to this otherwise it will go off topic again.



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