(Seriously, my hangovers were baaaaaad.) I'm not sure whether I classified as an alcoholic.
I didn't have to drink every day, though most days I did. Sometimes it turned me into a yelling, crying beast.
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So just what traits does someone with narcissism have, and what does that person look like in the early stages of dating?
And it’s all still problem drinking, even if you think it's “mild.” A functional alcoholic might not act the way you would expect him to act, Benton says. He could even be a high achiever or in a position of power.
For women, it’s having more than three drinks a day or seven a week. If you drink more than the daily or weekly limit, you’re at risk.
That's not the only way to tell if you or someone you care about needs help. You might: Functional alcoholics may seem to be in control, Benton says, but they may put themselves or others in danger by drinking and driving, having risky sexual encounters, or blacking out. It can lead to liver disease, pancreatitis, some forms of cancer, brain damage, serious memory loss, and high blood pressure.
I’ve been to an Al-Anon meeting but it’s not enough.
Often, finance, children and other circumstances prevent any simple solutions.