Learn How To Stop Drinking Alcohol

By Sober Coach Dave

How to Stop Drinking Liquor

Many individuals who abuse alcohol understand the reasons why they need to quit drinking, but the how continues to puzzle even this most diligent person among us. Perhaps you have made a big legal mess or you've lost another job. Perhaps your spouse has left you or your family is tired of your behavior. All reasons why you should look at your drinking and really consider stopping.

If you even think you have a problem with alcohol, you possibly do. Many 'normal' individuals don't just wake up and say, "I think I must quit drinking." Numerous individuals who drink a lot know deep down inside that they have a problem.

Wouldn't it be nice if there were a Magic Pill that made you give up drinking? Or maybe a hypnotist to 'reprogram' your need for alcohol. Wouldn't a time machine be nice, go back in time before you had a problem and refrain from that first drink?

Sadly, there are no gimmicky methods or magic pills. In order to give up drinking liquor, you need to go through a process to learn how to live without liquor. The time of craving for liquor can be lengthy and painful for some people. If you would like to be successful then you can utilize some tools and strategies. For heavy drinkers who would go through withdrawal and detox, its crucial to ask for your doctor's suggestion prior to stopping. For some individuals, the pain and discomfort is negligible. An alcoholic will confess that she or he attempted to stop at least once. Physically yearning for liquor is something one can go through for years. You would not be successful if you do not learn to live a life with no alcohol. Just one of 1000 alcoholics stay sober for a couple of years. You can be that ONE if you're very determined.

You would be unsuccessful if you don't follow the disciplined process to stop drinking liquor.

Admitting that you should give up drinking alcohol is the first step.

It can help if you write down all of the reasons you can think of to quit drinking liquor. Jot down every reason you could think of. Include those humiliating moments and the people you have emotionally and physically hurt. Keep it and make certain to read it when you feel like giving up the goal of stopping drinking alcohol.

If you need more convincing then think of the money you can save if you stop going to pubs and purchasing liquor. With the legal fees, you could bring home your entire income. Make certain you have the numbers correct when you check your credit card statements and budget. Whether its mentally, physically or financially; alcohol abuse is harmful in lots of aspects.

Truthfulness is important in order to succeed and completely recover from alcohol abuse. You would know when its the right time to give up.

Go to a Medical Doctor

Only a medical doctor could evaluate how much damage is done when it comes to your system. Your doctor could also give suggestions on how to quit drinking. There are two options - do it by yourself or be medically supervised in a hospital.

Tell People (who understand)

If you need understanding and help throughout the process, tell those you trust that you would give up drinking liquor. If you need support, these individuals would be there for you.

Find Meetings

If you would like to be with individuals who have gone through what you're experiencing then the 12 Step Meetings is the place to go to. There is sure to be 12 Step Meetings where you live so try to find them. Different types of individuals with different kinds of problems attend different types of meetings. If you can not attend ninety meetings within 90 days then just try to go to as many meetings as you could. In these meetings, you would be given essential info about stopping.

If you have reached this point then it is something to be very proud of. Now its time to begin a new life, one that doesn't involve drinking liquor.

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