In everything that we are taught about how adults use alcohol, alcohol does not kill people, the disease of addiction kills people. Genetic traits kill people. Irresponsible behavior kills people. Poor choices kill people. But my life has revealed a different reality.
Scientists and psychologists argue over nature, nurture and neuroplasticity. While alcohol kills.
People in recovery argue over the definition of addiction and the right way or wrong way to stop drinking and stay sober. While alcohol kills.
People do not intend to die for a drink . They do not intend to die of addiction. Death from alcohol abuse is often sudden and unexpected and usually humiliating, Alcohol is the seductive beast that kills.
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These are the statistics
Below you will find thoughts on why those statistics are so horrendous. If you’re drinking too much and would like a community to help you work it through we are an independent, anonymous, and private community who share resources, support and talk it through every day.
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- Boozemusings is a lifestyle blog and the BOOM Community is a peer support group. We are NOT trained addiction counselors but simply a community of people who have overcome or are overcoming alcohol issues. We do not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, nor does anything on this website create a physician/patient relationship. If you require medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, please consult your physician.