I grew up with alcohol all around. I first got drunk at 15, loved the physical feeling, and (as I now realise) loved the way it pushed emotions away, so I kept doing regularly it until just shy of my 40th birthday. Here I am about a month before I gave up the sauce. Yes that is a cocktail. Note the clock – not quite 5pm….
Heavy drinking has always been around me. Growing up, in my line of work and in New Zealand society in general. Heavy drinking is not frowned upon round these parts.
But my drinking habit had slowly but surely become serious. A very determined, intense, obsessed and unhealthy dedication to wine.
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