Learning to Hate Alcohol

hate alcoholDo you hate alcohol yet? If not, you need to face up to the truth. It’s going to be hard for you to quit drinking if you still have positive feelings toward alcohol.

After all, it’s simply human nature to want to hold onto something you like to do, or still care about in some way.

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Can Alcohol Give You Man-Boobs?

man-boobsOne of the more embarrassing side-effects of drinking alcohol is that many men seem to develop “man-boobs”, as extra tissue builds up in their chest.

You can google “man-boobs” and you’ll get a million results, with everything from silly jokes to drastic remedies, including surgery (here’s a good, in-depth article).

Needless to say, enlarged breasts and shrunken testicles are characteristics that most men do not want. This is VERY serious stuff for the guys who suffer from it. So, are man-boobs a reality? Can alcohol really cause this? Read more Can Alcohol Give You Man-Boobs?

Alcohol Treatment Websites to Help You Get and STAY Sober

alcohol treatment websitesIn addition to my own site, there are a number of alcohol treatment websites that I can recommend based on their non-AA approach.

Some of these sites, of course, may have ideas that are a bit different from what you may see in my articles. But, that is exactly why you should keep your mind open to them. You simply never know when an article or idea hits home, and helps you move in the direction of being healthier.
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Alcohol Gives You Nothing

alcohol gives you nothingDid you ever think about what alcohol gives you? I didn’t, until an old friend of mine decided to quit drinking many years ago. He quit back in 2000, which was at least 4 years before I thought about it.

He was a heavy drinker for as long as I had known him, and his decision took me a bit by surprise. When I asked him why, he simply replied “What is alcohol giving me?” I didn’t understand what he meant back then, but now I certainly do.
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Baby Step Towards Sobriety

baby stepCan a baby step towards sobriety be the BEST approach to quit drinking? It can IF quitting seems like an impossible task, requiring more strength than you have.

If you approach it as a baby trying to crawl before walking, you can steadily move in the direction of sobriety. This can be motivating, as these very small steps may not require a great deal of effort.

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Become Sober by Avoiding These 8 Things

become soberSometimes we are so focused on what we SHOULD do that we forget to eliminate what we SHOULDN’T do. If you are looking to become sober then here are 8 things you should NOT be doing:

1. Don’t hang around people who tell you you’re helpless before alcohol. Yes, I’m specifically referring to AA and their idiotic 12 Steps here, but this would also apply to other people in your life. A lot of us have friends or family who believe in the “helplessness” idea of alcoholism, and they’re only too eager to convince you that you’re powerless. Don’t fall for it! Read more Become Sober by Avoiding These 8 Things