Does this mean im becoming an alcoholic?!

Question: Does this mean im becoming an alcoholic!?
so my fiend keeps saying im turing into an alcoholic!.!.i used to drink only on weekends now its usually been on a daily basis!. This last two weeks have been rough for me and i believe that is truly why im going down this path!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Truthfully you "may be" becoming an alcoholic!. I really know everything you could possibly be going through!. I have been down those paths and its hard!. If life is hard, i understand that could be the reason for your drinking!. Actually i think that if you are drinking cause life is hard for you, than you are not an alcoholic but if you drink because it is becoming a necessary craving, than you are!. I would suggest that you keep your drinking down to a minimum and i'm here for you so talk to me about it!. : )Www@FoodAQ@Com

You're not drinking for the right reasons!. You're drinking to escape and forget what it is that is rough on you!.

Drinking on a daily basis is not a problem, if it were at MOST 2 beers!. That is moderation!. If you can sustain that level of consumption for a long period of time, that is not alcoholism nor is it abuse of alcohol!. It is healthy, moderative consumption which is unlikely to cause any health problems and is more likely to cause health benefits!.

Drinking to get drunk, even once a week, is not a healthy behavior!. Alcoholic!? Possibly -- depending on what you give up to drink!. I would generally say if you lost a spouse or girlfriend/boyfriend over drinking then you are an alcoholic!. If you lost a job because you were drunk at work, or couldn't show up with a hangover, whatever it may be, that would be alcoholic!. If you drink to the point where you risk losing your house (perhaps combined with divorce or loss of job) or get evicted from an apartment, that is alcoholic behavior!. Giving up a normal life to drink is essentially what alcoholics do, and is what I consider the criterion for defining alcoholism!.

I can't say whether or not what you are doing is going to turn into alcoholism!. I will say that your risk of alcoholism is increasing each day, especially if you are getting plastered!. If it doesn't interfere with your normal daily responsibilities it isn't that big of a concern (you should cut back for health reasons regardless), but if you are losing part of your life over it, then it is without a doubt alcoholism!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Not everyone who drinks too much is an alcoholic!. And binge drinking on the weekends is probably worse than having a drink or two every day!.

Figure out why you are drinking!. You may be genetically predisposed to alcoholism (not getting hangovers is a good sign of this)!.

Or you may be drinking too much because of stress or any number of reasons!.

Start here to deal with your drinking and escalate up to Rational Recovery or AA if it doesn't work for you!.


Take the CAGE test!.

# Have you ever felt you needed to Cut down on your drinking!?
# Have people Annoyed you by criticizing your drinking!?
# Have you ever felt Guilty about drinking!?
# Have you ever felt you needed a drink first thing in the morning (Eye-opener) to steady your nerves or to get rid of a hangover!?

Two "yes" answers = you need to strongly evaluate your drinking, suggests alcoholism is possible!.

Or you can take the MAST test:

If there are certain activities that you can't/won't do without drinking, or if you find that there are times when you feel like you "need" a drink, they you may be an alcoholic!.

Contact your local Alcoholics Anonymous group!. They will have resources and support to help you from going down this destructive path!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

hey pal,

well its all in the mind, if u want u can stop wat u doing or else u can continue, u are in this phase of drinking alcohol coz u might be sad or some1 has hurted u your feelings ur frndz have they back-stabbed u frm behind

u havent mentioned y u started drinking on regular basis, if u mention then its possible to solve it


Do you trust your friends view!?
Sometimes they warn you and it is advisable to listen and act before it becomes a serious problem and you loose this friend and many others!Www@FoodAQ@Com

ummm ya!. if you drink on a daily basis that means you use the stuff to calm down, relax and that is almost the basic def!. of an alcoholic!.


yeah you are, stop now before its to late !. do not use alcohol as a crutch for your problems!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

drinking makes u feel goodWww@FoodAQ@Com

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