Hi, my name is Marc and I am an alcoholic. I have said those words literally thousands of times throughout the years. Although I have been sober for 23 years, I still go to self-help meetings to address my alcoholism. I know they give me the strength and spirituality I need to stay sober. Over the years I have come to learn there are three main components needed to stay sober. They are honesty, motivation and support, but the most vital one needed to get and remain sober is honesty.
I guess the best way to start this is just to dive right in.
If you are married to an alcoholic, then there is no need for me to tell you the living hell you are put through every day of your life. There is always someone out there who has what they believe are great words of wisdom and advice to offer you.
Alcohol was an exhilarating part of my life for several years—as it is for a lot of people. Gin and tonic were my go-tos, and it was my way to relax at the end of a long, stressful day. It also gave me a way to socialize with others, have fun on the weekends, and let loose a little bit.
Right now, the media is focused on the "War on Drugs;" however, there is another epidemic that has been going on around the world for a very long time. Right now, in the US alone, about 14 million adults are struggling with alcohol use disorders or are alcoholics. When you crunch the numbers, that is one out of every 13 people.
Fermented Apples. It’s a popular alcoholic drink in the UK, and its popularity is growing around the world. It seems like there’s an ever-increasing number of ciders in the market at the moment, with the traditional apple ciders having more and more competition from a range of fruit-flavoured ciders. Cider really has become the pinnace of British drinking, with local ranges rising in popularity. So what can you get on the market at the moment? And more importantly: Which is best?
If anyone recognizes the deadly nature of alcoholism it is this writer. I have suffered enough for ten lifetimes, and if there is a single reason that stands above all others for writing this article it is to bring to light just how serious a matter this is.
Drinking games seem as common on college campuses as tests. So—whether it’s someone else’s party or your own—it’s a good idea to know some of the best games. Of course, it’s important to be wary of your limits and keep everything legal. But it’s also important to have fun!
Fresh from sporting a green jacket at the Masters Tournament, and receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Tiger Woods has found himself in yet another legal battle. This time, it involves an associate of the famed golfer who died in a car wreck due to his alcohol intoxication. The parents of the deceased driver seek a lawsuit restitution stating that Woods is culpable for the events which took place at his Juniper, FL restaurant, named The Woods.
I am the wife of an alcoholic who is slowly committing suicide, and there is nothing I can do to save him. I have been married almost four decades, don't get me wrong, my husband did not start off a drunk, and an addict.
By one estimate, 6.2 percent of adults suffer from an alcohol use disorder. Nearly 10 million men are dealing with this disorder, compared to 5.3 million women. Alcohol can have a wide range of negative effects on your body. You may blackout, get fatigued more often, or experience sexual dysfunction. Additionally, if you drink and attempt to drive, you can end up hurting yourself and others.