The ‘Periodic’ Alcoholic

There are many various kinds of alcoholics in this world. There are the ‘Functioning’ alcoholics, usually the people of corporate America who consume to drown their challenges but are able to continue fulfilling employment. You can find the ‘Falling down dead’ alcoholics who drink so much everyday they do not even make sense in their talk or their activities all of the time. And then there’s the ‘Periodic’ alcohol. The ‘Periodic’ alcohol is among the most troubling alcoholics of.

‘Periodic’ alcoholics may also be known as ‘binge’ alcoholics or ‘bingers.’ These are the alcoholics that screen alcoholic behaviors and actions for specific periods of time however tidy up their work for another extended amount of time in which they are able to convince a lot of people that they don’t have a drinking problem. And though they may not be drinking, they still have that alcoholic switch just waiting to be activated and create havoc.

A ‘regular’ alcoholic can easily fool you into thinking they’re stable and together as they can go months or even over a year without touching just one drop of alcohol. They can seem entirely in control, and then they’ll start drinking. And since they abstain from alcohol for such a long time, they often lose complete control once they finally do start drinking again which may lead to some of the worst alcoholic behaviors and incidents conceivable.

The ‘occasional’ alcoholic isn’t anyone who has realized sobriety but sometimes relapses. A periodic alcoholic for the most part, does not think they’re alcoholic. It is not unusual to get a periodic to go weeks without incident and then simply take one drink. This 1 drink allows the alcoholism free again for however long it lasts. A ‘occasional’ alcoholic continues to be a full alcoholic until they do the work to accomplish consistent sobriety and stay in sobriety.

The ‘regular’ alcoholic may be incredibly dangerous to themselves and others because when they drink they drink in great quantities that severely affect their capability to function. As oppose to a ‘operating’ alcoholic who frequently gets moderately drunk then sobers as much as purpose, a ‘regular’ alcoholic may drink themselves into stupors, unconsciousness, and often even into death. ‘Periodic’ alcoholics often drink such large amounts that they:

* Become violent

* Make dangerous choices

* Cause injuries

* Suffer alcohol accumulation

* Suffer liver failure

* Asphyxiate independently vomit, being too drunk to wake-up and release

The ‘Periodic’ alcoholic is a danger to themselves and the others. Though they may look perfectly healthy and normal to numerous people around them, a ‘regular’ alcoholic can be a ticking time bomb to another episode of extreme drinking.

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