Alcoholism And Related Symptoms

By Dave Sober

How to Give up Drinking Liquor

Although lots of alcoholics know that they need to give up the bad habit, not knowing how to quit alcohol abuse is the reason why they can't quit drinking. Perhaps you have made a huge legal mess or you have lost one more job. It is either you were left by your spouse or abandoned by members of your family due to how you've been behaving. All reasons why you must look at your drinking and really think about giving it up.

If you even suspect you have a problem with alcohol, you possibly do. It is just a matter of doing something about it?which is truly the difficult part. Numerous individuals who drink a lot know deep down inside that they have a problem.

If there is a Magic Pill to give up drinking, an alcoholic will certainly buy one. Or perhaps a hypnotist to 'reprogram' your craving for liquor. If you would like to go back to when you really started drinking liquor, a time machine would be helpful.

Sadly, there are no gimmicky methods or magic pills. Learning to live a life with no liquor is the very first thing you should do. Some individuals would crave for liquor and this can be a lengthy and painful stage. Thus being ready with coping tools and methods is crucial for long term success. . The pain and discomfort others experience is minor. An alcoholic will confess that she or he attempted to stop at least once. It can take years before one can get rid of the physical need. In order to be successful, you should get used to living a life with no liquor. For every one thousand alcoholics, only one stays sober for at least two years. You can be that ONE if you're very determined.

Individuals normally succeed if they follow a disciplined procedure to stop drinking liquor.

First and foremost, you should convince yourself that you have to stop drinking.

It can help if you jot down all the reasons you can think of to quit drinking liquor. Do not leave anything out, tell the whole story. Include those humiliating times and the individuals you have emotionally and physically hurt. Keep it and make certain to read it if you feel like giving up the objective of stopping drinking liquor.

While you're at it, try to figure out how much liquor costs you: to buy, to go to pubs, in legal fees, and in lost wages. Check your budget and your credit card statement; do not just make up numbers. Whether its mentally, physically or financially; alcohol abuse is harmful in a lot of aspects.

Truthfulness is crucial in order to succeed and completely recover from alcohol abuse. When you are ready, it's time to commit to giving up.

Ask for Suggestions from a Medical Doctor

The medical doctor will assess the damage you have done to your body. The medical doctor could also give suggestions as to how to stop drinking. Its either doing it alone or going to a hospital with medical supervision.

Tell People (who understand)

If you need understanding and help throughout the process, tell those you trust that you would give up drinking liquor. Most individuals are flattered and would be there to support and help you throughout the hard period.

Find Meetings

One place to be with individuals who have experienced what you are experiencing is the 12 Step Meetings. Looking for 12 Step meetings within your area can get you started. Various meetings draw various people. Try to attend as many meetings within your area or better yet, try to attend 90 meetings in 90 days. These meetings would give you all of the information you need on how to quit drinking alcohol.

If you have reached this point then it is something to be really proud of. Just continue to be determined and control the cravings?live a life with no liquor in your system.

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