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3 - Have you ever switched from one kind of drink to another in the hope that this would keep you from getting drunk?
4 - Have you had to have an eye-opener upon awakening during the past year?
5 - Do you envy people who can drink without getting into trouble?
6 - Have you had problems connected with drinking during the past year?
7 - Has your drinking caused trouble at home?
8 - Do you ever try to get "extra" drinks at a party because you do not get enough?
9 - Do you tell yourself you can stop drinking any time you want to, even though you keep getting drunk when you don't mean to?
10 - Have you missed days of work or school because of drinking?
11 - Do you have "blackouts"?
12 - Have you ever felt that your life would be better if you did not drink?
If you're like me, you answered some of these "no" and are thinking, "Thank God I could answer some of the with a no. I'm not that far gone yet."
Remember what I said about lying to yourself? Fact is, if you answered four or more in the affirmative (yes) then you have a problem. Reach out and get some help. Email me or anyone in the sober blogging world. We are happy to help. It's so worth it.