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When is it too much?

Hello everyone, When do you know your taking too much alcohol? when is it really an addiction that you can consider an alcoholism?
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when it goes from something you want to do occasionally, to something you need to do to function. One of the first signs of alcoholism is getting the shakes when ur not drinking
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when u tell urself ur not gonna drink....and u do....and u lose control over the amount....and what u do...then u tell urself u'll control it...just have a few.....and u really mean it....and then b4 u know it u've lost control over the amount...and ur behavior....and u repeat this merry-go-round over and over....when it begins to affect u legally,financially,ur marriage, ur kids,lose friends,just associate w/drinkers,drink alone,drive drunk,have blackouts......i think u get the picture!
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When you can't function without it.
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