Facts on Tap Drinking Dos and Don'ts'
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  • Do formulate a mission statement. Why is it you want to cut down or stop drinking?
  • Don't go out with people that make you feel uncomfortable if you're not drinking.
  • Do set a liquor limit.
  • Don't guzzle.
  • Do alternate alcoholic with non-alcoholic drinks, like soda or juice.
  • Don't keep beer, wine, or hard liquor at home.
  • Do take a vacation from drinking. Notice how good you feel.
  • Do save the cash you don't waste by getting wasted.
  • Do eat before you start to consume any alcohol, and continue to munch while you drink.
  • Don't go to places where you'll get bored if you are not drinking or where you'll feel socially uneasy if you don't have a drink in your hand.
  • Do keep a drinking diary. Write down how many drinks you consume over a month long period and how much it costs you.
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