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mborba00 July 2nd, 2013 4:42pm

Recent SOH question has got me thinking. Does having one drink a day mean you may have an issue?

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07/02/13 6:06 pm

I think if you HAVE to have something every day it's a problem. My father was a functioning Alcoholic. He went to work everyday, did yard work, everyday things but he drank everyday. He never seamed duchess because his high tolerance for alcohol

07/02/13 6:10 pm

Auto correct...drunk not duchess.
Dad died of heart disease due to smoking but drinking didn't help

mborba00 Mass.
07/02/13 8:32 pm

I can't say I have a beer or wine a day out of necessity. I simply enjoy the taste. I can't remember the last time I was impaired. Usually I have something to drink with dinner. Sorry about your dad.

XercesBlue ...
07/02/13 9:53 am

As much as having one coffee or soda a day does.

mborba00 Mass.
07/02/13 3:54 pm

As I was reading comments from the SOH questions about people having a drink in the last week, so many people stated not having anything in months or only a couple times a month. Was starting to think I had an unrecognized problem

XercesBlue ...
07/02/13 5:34 pm

Aw, no. Idk sometimes it's a hard line to draw. I had an ex who would only have a couple beers a night, but since his family has addiction problems, he could tell that he had a problem where on the outside it didnt see so. Now my brother will drink

XercesBlue ...
07/02/13 5:35 pm

To the point where he will pass out on the street, piss the bed on a reoccurring basis, would miss work from hangovers, and would have no problem showing up at work straight drunk. It's weird to me that both can be considered alcoholics, but like the

XercesBlue ...
07/02/13 5:36 pm

Moderation is a huge deal. I think anything in moderation shows that you have control and do not have a problem with becoming lost in your addictions. Sorry for rambling, I'm trying to wake myself up xD

mborba00 Mass.
07/02/13 8:33 pm

Appreciate the ramble!!! Made complete sense to me.