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crispini Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-11-05 08:09 AM
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30. That's interesting.
The only person I know who calls himself a former alcoholic said all of those things. Drink before noon? Check. He told me he would regularly drink for breakfast and even on the way to work. Drink alone? Check. He'd leave work, drink in the car on the way home, come home, flip on the TV, and drink. And that was ALL he did for, according to him, years. No hanging out with friends after work, no hobbies, no volunteering, no commmunity involvement. Just the bottle and the tube. :scared:
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  -what is your definition of "alcoholic"? grasswire  Apr-11-05 01:11 AM   #0 
  - If one's drinking is causing a problem  The Traveler   Apr-11-05 01:15 AM   #1 
  - eh I dunno...not YET I'd say but keep an eye on it  FarceOfNature   Apr-11-05 01:15 AM   #2 
  - That's probably for him/her to figure out.  Technowitch   Apr-11-05 01:16 AM   #3 
  - alcoholic  imenja   Apr-11-05 01:17 AM   #4 
  - Someone who drinks all the time and makes everyone miserable  LeighAnn   Apr-11-05 01:18 AM   #5 
  - I'd call them a light drinker  Djinn   Apr-11-05 01:20 AM   #6 
  - I'm an alcoholic.  Kire   Apr-11-05 01:22 AM   #7 
  - good job, kire  Skittles   Apr-11-05 02:33 AM   #22 
  - sorry to hear about your brother  Kire   Apr-11-05 04:56 AM   #25 
  - Me too. Because I say so.  zanne   Apr-11-05 07:52 AM   #28 
  - To you  Debi   Apr-11-05 05:32 PM   #32 
  - if they have  realisticphish   Apr-11-05 01:26 AM   #8 
  - I would say no.  Jamastiene   Apr-11-05 01:28 AM   #9 
  - well, none of those things are happening  grasswire   Apr-11-05 01:34 AM   #10 
  - tough call. alcohol tends to amplify existing personality traits..  FarceOfNature   Apr-11-05 01:56 AM   #14 
     - good point....  grasswire   Apr-11-05 02:04 AM   #18 
  - this:  Neoma   Apr-11-05 01:35 AM   #11 
  - Daddy  Radical Activist   Apr-11-05 01:52 AM   #12 
  - insert emoticon for sad face here (eom)  grasswire   Apr-11-05 01:59 AM   #15 
  - Alcoholism is Progressive  SoDesuKa   Apr-11-05 01:53 AM   #13 
  - My old friends  last_texas_dem   Apr-11-05 02:01 AM   #16 
  - That's interesting.  crispini   Apr-11-05 08:09 AM   #30 
  - The Classic Definition, Ma'am  The Magistrate   Apr-11-05 02:03 AM   #17 
  - good point....  grasswire   Apr-11-05 02:06 AM   #19 
  - If you NEED a drink then you're an alcoholic  billyskank   Apr-11-05 02:25 AM   #20 
  - "needing a drink because you've had an abnormally bad day"  GoddessOfGuinness   Apr-11-05 02:38 AM   #23 
  - An alcoholic is someone who must have that drink.  GoddessOfGuinness   Apr-11-05 02:33 AM   #21 
  - It's dependancy not quantity  tjwmason   Apr-11-05 04:01 AM   #24 
  - grasswire, I hope you are not...  Kire   Apr-11-05 05:40 AM   #26 
  - that's a ridiculous assumption  grasswire   Apr-11-05 05:17 PM   #31 
  - An alcoholic is not necessarily the same thing...  whoisalhedges   Apr-11-05 06:42 AM   #27 
  - Anyone who drinks half as much as me...  BikeWriter   Apr-11-05 08:02 AM   #29 
  - When it interferes with other parts of your life.  Worst Username Ever   Apr-11-05 05:36 PM   #33 

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