I am beyond tired hearing people justify alcohol. It’s only one or two drinks. It’s only. It’s only….bullshit. It’s poison. Pure and simple. While I don’t argue anyone’s right to do what they wish to their bodies, we are WAY overdue for getting far more frank about the real dangers. Alcohol cost me two family members and addled another. My father nearly forced me to drink, “for fellowship.” Never have, never will. As a result, I never ever have had to worry about being drugged at a bar, found naked next to a dumpster having been raped by some shitheel college frat boy, because I was too shitfaced to stop him, or any other horrific side effect, including totaling a car full of kids and not realizing it until I wake up in jail the next morning. I am beyond tired of hearing how people justify sucking down poison. While I understand folks love the effects, the body doesn’t. For me, that’s a good enough reason.
But then,that’s just one person’s opinion. I never needed alcohol to relax or have fun.