Abusing Alcohol and It's Long Term Consequences
What You Might Face In The End
Drinking alcohol is something many of us do around the world, but have we really thought about abusing alcohol and it's long term consequences?
I know for a fact that the consequences I might of faced while I abused alcohol was the last thing on my mind. I never gave it a thought, and I bet most of the people that drink and abuse alcohol never thought of it while they pound down the drinks each and everyday.
When we finally decide to get our life back on track, and get sober, is then we will look back at the consequences that could of happened, but then there are those that weren't that lucky and things happened in their life that was bad, all because of alcohol. I was fortunate enough that I caught my addiction just in the nick of time. Others are not so lucky.
A Sea Of Problems When You Abuse Alcohol
Some Consequences With Abusing Alcohol
Here are a few things that could happen to you, and your life all because you were not a responsible drinker and abused alcohol everyday of your life.
Sooner or later your addiction will catch up with you, and it is then your life will spiral downhill very fast. So fast you won't know what happened, and how you got into this life you now have.
Some Consequences that may happen when you abuse alcohol.
- Losing your job because of lateness or missing work.
- Not being able to preform your duties at work.
- Getting into arguments with your spouse,children, parents and even your boss.
- Getting into financial trouble.
- Making poor decisions that would bring negative results.
- Saying things you would not normally say being sober.
- Being stopped and given a DUI for drinking and driving.
Paying The Price
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We Never Think What Can Happen When We Abuse Alcohol
I don't think any of us, and that includes me, think what can happen to our lives and the lives that we share each and everyday of our life. Our parents, spouse, children, boyfriends and girlfriends are all effected by someone that drinks and abuses alcohol.
The alcoholic doesn't see what is happening because they are too rapped up in their addiction, and think about alcohol most of their day, and putting alcohol before all else, including the very ones that love and care about them.
Once someone is sober for any length of time, such as me, you look back at those dark days of your addiction, and wonder how in the world your family put up with you while you drank and abused alcohol for all those years.
I look at my past addiction to alcohol and I have to say that I was very blessed to have a wife and children that loved and cared enough about me to stand by my side and never left me do to my addiction.
I must say though, none of them, my wife, children and even my parents were enablers. They were totally against my drinking and how much I drank and never condoned what I was doing or supported my addiction in any way.
When I say, "against my drinking" I mean how much I drank. If I were the type of guy that just had a social drink or two they were fine with that, but I just didn't know when to stop drinking alcohol, and did not by any means drink responsibly.
I am very sure that this is the way with most alcoholics. We just don't know when to stop drinking. It is never enough for us, and in the long run, this addiction to alcohol we have will catch up with us and we will them pay the consequences.
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Think Before You Drink
Yes, think before you drink is what I should of done for all those years of abusing alcohol. I never thought anything would happen to me or my life. I thought I was indestructible and would live forever even when I drank so much.
Have any of you alcoholics out there felt that nothing would ever happen in your life and you would never pay the consequences for drinking and abusing alcohol?
If not, I would advise you from my own experiences of abusing alcohol that sooner or later the price for abusing alcohol will have to be paid, one way or another. Sad to say, but so true, unless you are the most fortunate person in the world and your addiction will have no effect whatsoever on your life and the lives of those that love and care for you.
Just think about what you are doing to your one and only life and the lives you share with. It really is not that hard to stop drinking alcohol if you have the determination and strong desire to change your life. I did it and never thought I could, and so can you!
Life Is A Beautiful Thing When Living It Sober.
© 2014 Mark Bruno
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