Getting drunk can cause you to act out of character in a way that’s much worse than having an embarrassing episode like sliding behind the wheel or having unprotected sex.
“You could be a person who has done everything right, but drinking too much on just one occasion can change your life for the worse," Smith says.
going to have a drink or two at happy hour, and before you knew it you’d downed six beers and had a serious buzz?
If you cross paths with someone who has an alcohol problem, the question then becomes, what will you do with that information?
As you meet and — let’s be honest — interview various dates en route to finding your long-term partner, you need to know how to spot someone who uses alcohol in an unhealthy way.
You will always feel that he prioritizes alcohol over you, and you’ll be right: The drug of choice trumps everything in the lose-lose game of addiction.
Research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham is putting figures behind the alarming college pastime: binge drinking.