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Danny1001

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I relapsed again I’m so mad at myself it always starts with a symptom which leads to anxiety which leads to me drinking

I hate this


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Please get help.

Alcoholism is an illness, you gotta treat as such. You can't just stop use willpower coz your brain for hijacked.
 

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I’m sorry that you are going through this again…. Get back up… dust yourself off… and find the right track to get back to healing… you will find lots of support on this site… and we all know how difficult the anxiety train can be… you can do this … sending good thoughts your way!
 

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Thank you for the replies , I go long stretches without drinking this most reason one was a full year then yesterday almost 2 bottles wine . Crazy part I know people who drink like that and have to problems but my anxiety next day after drinking is a nightmare . I am back on track


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Thank you for the replies , I go long stretches without drinking this most reason one was a full year then yesterday almost 2 bottles wine . Crazy part I know people who drink like that and have to problems but my anxiety next day after drinking is a nightmare . I am back on track


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Good on yer dude

You know folk what like drink two bottles of wine and got no problem with it? They got problem! Lol just that you can't see problem
 

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I am almost at two years sober. Had many stumbles before this stretch. Just start again.
 

Gooze17

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Alcohol is most popular antianxiety med.

I think it is fine to drink to cope with anxiety. But not to drink too much
Nooooooo. Please do not take this advice. Do not self medicate! Been sober 6 years now and it gets easier. You might fall off the wagon once or twice but just wake up the next day and tell yourself you aren’t drinking that day. Don’t even worry about tomorrow. Just get through today
 

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I drink more to cope with my anxiety.
And there lies the problem. I remember when I had depression due to GAD. I went to the pub and had a couple of pints. I felt so much better after. WOW!!! I have found the answer to depression!! The next morning I felt awful, so went and drank more which once again gave me short term release. But I knew someone who was a drinker who went to AA, and he told me to stop now before it was too late.
I did! Alcohol is a depressant, but not at the time of drinking. It's raises so many false hopes. We can all enjoy a glass of wine now and then, but to use it as a solution to anxiety is dangerous.
 

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I am Muslim but drink slivovitz or beer when anxiety bad. I think it is ok but must not become habit and only at nite
 
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