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Hello i am wondering why most times i can control my drinking

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Hello i am wondering why most times i can control my drinking such as out to dinner with friends and dont want any more than one drink, but alone sometimes i have drank too much. What does that mean?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Bill replied 1 year ago.

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Hello- Thank you for asking the question. I have over 30 years of experience working with individuals, couples and families & am happy to reply.

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I am happy to help you with this.

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I have worked in the Addictive Disease Field for over 30 years.

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There are many ways that people can have problems with drinking.

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Every person is different however, there is a standard rule of thumb and that is "if you feel or think that you have a problem with drinking....you probably do."

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I see you are having a problem engaging chat??????

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What I will do is switch to Q & A mode and I will be happy to answer any questions you have with this.

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Expert:  Bill replied 1 year ago.
You can respond here; I am attaching information on Alcohol use and Abuse from Harvard University.

It will help you understand the issue associated with drinking patterns and whether this is a problem for you . Then you can respond to me below and I will reply.

http://helpguide.org/mental/alcohol_abuse_alcoholism_signs_effects_treatment.htm


The following self scoring quiz will give you an idea as to whether Alcohol is a problem for you . Let me know what you score.
http://counsellingresource.com/lib/quizzes/drug-testing/alcohol-cage/

I look forward to your response.

Kindest regards, Bill
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