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Drinking and Alcoholism Five: How Do I Stop Drinking?

“How do I stop drinking?” What a wonderful question if you are the one asking it right now. It’s wonderful because by asking this question you have already taken the first step to quitting drinking. You are probably aware that your drinking no longer gives you what you really want and is perhaps hurting you … Read more

Drinking & Alcoholism Two: Why Do People Drink?

Why do people drink? Because it tastes good? Because others do? Because their parents did? Because it’s a habit? Because you want to belong? Perhaps. But the most compelling reason for drinking is that alcohol alters mood. Even if it’s to take the “edge” off or to loosen up a bit, or to relax, alcohol … Read more