Many people enjoy binge drinking. In addition to that, even more, people will have a couple of drinks on a daily basis and would not consider that do be a problem. But how do you even know that your drinking went too far, and you should ask for help? Well, here are some clues.
Nothing But You And Your Addiction
If you find yourself with nothing left, but your addiction, you are truly in need of immediate help. It may suddenly dawn on you, or you may know someone who needs help, but this is probably not even too difficult to notice, even to people who have no previous experience with alcohol addiction.
Getting Into Trouble When Drinking
If you drink so much that you constantly get yourself in trouble, or cause affliction to other people, you need to check into rehab. People who are alcoholic dependent can be a serious threat to themselves and others; it is important to get them the proper help they deserve so that they would not hurt other people.
If you experience memory loss when drinking, you should find help. Drinking damages your nervous system and loss of memory is just one more sign that you need help with controlling your urge to drink yourself to unconsciousness.
Drinking Each Day
If you cannot get through a day without drinking, you may be in initial stages of developing a serious problem. Finding yourself to be alcoholic is just a step from not being able to refrain yourself from drinking on a daily basis. You should control some drinks you have during the entire week and make sure it does not overcome the limits of normal drinking. Having a glass of wine is fine from time to time, but drinking a bottle each night and not being able to sleep without it is alarming.