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foxman Nov 16, 2018 (11:22 AM)  

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Welcome to the forums Jason. 

I am not sure if you will consider visiting a local AA meeting or atleast read the book alcoholics anonymous, doing so you can understand this condition. Alcoholics cannot moderate. At times we loose any control whatsoever and go on a deep end. I dont know if there is a pills out there to make a normal drinker out of this kind unfortunately. Only hope is to stay away from it. But then, the mind tricks us back into drinking. So I embraced the fact that i am an alcoholic and applied the rest of the principles behind the steps. 

Gus Nov 15, 2018 (08:26 PM)  

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Hi Jason,

Welcome to the site! 
I think it’s safe for me to say that most people on this site have experienced what you are experiencing. I know i did experience that same issue for years. Many of us on this site have felt a break for certain period of time was a good idea, and then we reevaluate after that time period. One of the health educators on here has recommended a 90 day break from drinking, and then a re-evaluation. Maybe you could consider giving yourself a break, and then reevaluating after that time off?
Just an idea for you to consider. I don’t pretend to have all the answers. Good luck and check back soon.

Jason132 Nov 15, 2018 (05:00 PM)  

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Good Evening,

I have relatively good control on a day to day basis.  My problem arises from over consumption.  Once I have a few I do not know when to stop and it leads to blackouts/over intoxication.  The 1-2 drinks is not my issues but once I get to a certain point or in a certain environment I do not know how to say no or to stop.  Any advice here?

Thank you and I hope this is the right spot for this,


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