I didn’t believe really, that it was a disease but looked upon it as more of a moral weakness. Pride made me form this opinion and I felt that. the disease angle was only an excuse put forward by Alcoholics Anonymous of make you feel better for the life you had been living. The fact …∞
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If You Need a Drink Don’t Take It’ Any person who has reached the point where they wonder if they should discipline their drinking habits may be in danger of the excessive drinking zone and relapse to drinking. It is a confusing area. They may fear they are an addict because their regular 5 p …∞
Do you worry about how much someone else drinks?
Alcoholism is characterized by a preoccupation with alcohol and impaired control over alcohol intake. Alcoholism is a chronic, often progressive disease. Left untreated, alcoholism can be fatal. You may continue to abuse alcohol despite serious adverse health, personal, work-related and financial consequences. Alcoholism usually involves physical dependence on alcohol, but genetic, psychological and social factors …∞
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