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How To Stop Drinking Alcohol Forever
Forever is a long time isn't it? Do you think you can stop doing something forever? Would you like to know how to stop drinking alcohol forever?
I will try my hardest to put a few points across in helping you to stop drinking alcohol forever. These points and ideas I have for you are from my own experiences and not right out of a textbook. I know that sometimes experiences help much better than any text book read.
The first thing I must say is, that your attitude towards yourself and your life and others is a big part of quitting drinking, at least it was for me. You have to tell yourself that there is a better life out there to live and you don't need alcohol to have that life.
The most important thing to quitting drinking alcohol forever is NOT to Touch that first drink. That was the hidden secret of my life of alcohol. There is were my problem was and I am sure for many alcoholics out there having the same problem. Once that first drink touches your mouth you are doomed. I know now that was my problem. I never was able to just have one drink and walk away. I needed more and more. All the people out there and reading this knows exactly what I am talking about.
So, if you think or know you have a problem with drinking alcohol then the simplest solution is not to pick up the bottle or crack that can of beer open. Yes granted, it is a very hard thing to do when at parties or any function that is serving alcohol, but you have to tell yourself that you are much stronger than your addiction and just stay away from the drink and learn to say the magic word, "NO."
Everyone I knew that drank alcohol, including myself, always thought that if we didn't drink alcohol life would be boring, dull, not fun and everything else that goes with an alcoholics thoughts and thinking do to drinking alcohol.
LEARN TO SAY NO I DON'T DRINK
Do you think it is embarrassing for you to say to someone that is drinking alcohol and they ask you if you would like to have a beer or a mixed drink?
Do you have the willpower to tell them NO I don't drink, or are you weak and give in just for that time and take that cold beer or mixed drink that was offered to you to make them think you are just like them and not a wimp that doesn't drink alcohol? Sure, God forbid someone would think less of you because you don't drink alcohol. Be the stronger person than they are and don't be a follower, be a leader like our parents and teachers used to tell us when we were young.
If you truly want to stop drinking alcohol forever, you MUST be stronger than your addiction and learn and put the word "NO" into your vocabulary once and for all, because if you can not say that word and stand up to your inner demons you will never stop drinking alcohol forever.
HOW TO STOP DRINKING ALCOHOL
HAVING THAT URGE TO DRINK ALCOHOL
When you have decided to stop drinking alcohol there will be many times in the beginning that you will have the urge to drink and wonder to yourself, if I only have one drink I should be okay. Well I have to tell you that it will never work. If you want a life of sobriety you can not cheat and sneak one drink here or there. If you are the type of alcoholic I was, meaning you can't have just one drink and be satisfied than you must not have any alcohol at all. By having no alcohol embedded into your mind will help the urge to drink it.
What I did when I decided to surrender to my addiction was, I made a promise to myself that once I picked my Sobriety start date I would never pick up an alcoholic drink again for the rest of my life no matter what hurdles I had to jump or what problem that may occur in my life, I would not touch the drink.
I do not lie to anyone about anything in my life and I would certainly not lie to myself and go against my word of promise not to ever drink alcohol again.
If you are a person with negativity in your life then you first need to change your outlook on life and start having that positive attitude. By thinking positive you will be able to succeed in your quest to having a clean and sober life. Positive thinking, Positive Results! Believe in yourself. Believe and you will Achieve.