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Hi people, new here & looking for advice etc.
I am a 22 year old male with some slight mental issues that make me over analyse situations and probably make mountains out of mole hills.
I wouldn't say I have an alcohol problem in the sense that I dont drink too often(I used to), but what I will say is I have a terrible habit of taking it too far when I drink.
Rewind a few years ago, early 2013, not so long after turning 18. I would drink 2/3 times a week and it wasn't even decent alcohol most of the time it was cheap white cider. I'd have multiple glasses of the stuff with friends, usually a few litres between 2/3 of us. Long story short I got a girlfriend and it calmed down a bit.
Fast forward to late 2014 and the drinking multiple times a week came back along with recreational drug use.
Going into 2015 this kept up, but then I started not going home & staying out for two or three days at a time, waking up in somebodies house on a Saturday after a night of drinking on the Friday & "continuing the party" so to speak, sometimes even continuing into the Sunday. As 2015 progressed the benders got worse, sometimes it was 3 days, sometimes 4/5 & the worst was 6. This happened multiple times with hardly any weekends off the drink.
Going into 2016 I promised myself I wouldn't drink every weekend & I certainly wouldn't drink 2 days in a row. I failed. There was a few weekends here and there during the first 6 months of the year that I drank two days in a row/from one night into the next day with short sleep intervals here & there. In the Summer of 2016 I got a new job that never afforded me the luxury of having every weekend off so the job came first & I found myself drinking less & less(in frequency). Now we're in 2017 & I'm still in the same job which I love but now if I go out I either go out for one night & end up blacking out or falling asleep and waking up the next day and keeping the party going. Nowadays its the least often I've ever drank in my life but still end up out for a few days when I do drink & make myself ill for days or out for one night & I get that smashed I fall asleep without even realising.
Will this catch up on me or am I over thinking it? Bearing in mind at the end of 2015 I went to the doctor for something unrelated & had bloods taken & the results showed my liver aswell as everything else was fine. Sorry for the long read, I appreciate any reply. Thanks.
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