For me, it’s great to abstain from booze

2011-12-10 20:44

I come from a home where my parents do not consume alcohol. But I have relatives who do.

I won’t lie, I have, in the past, found myself unable to sleep because the bed was swaying a few times.

During my student days, I thought of how ashamed my folks would be. Which is part of the reason why I have since quit alcohol and have been clean for a good six months.

Honestly, I don’t miss it at all.

And perhaps it’s because I hate what it has done to some of my family members and friends: caused death, tore relationships and sometimes resulted in unpleasant endings to our festive gatherings – all because of that one uncle who just couldn’t handle his consumption.But despite the fact that I choose not to drink alcohol, I don’t think government’s ban on booze at Christmas parties is a solution.

We are adults and we should know when we’ve had one too many.To enforce such a rule is so pre-school. Why not rather limit the number of drinks per person?

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