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Old 10-17-2009, 02:31 AM
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Originally Posted by me11109 View Post
I think, for an alcoholic, "trying to moderate one's drinking" is an important step towards realizing that one is powerless over alcohol. For many people, it is helpful to let them create a moderation goal for themselves and then see if they can achieve it. If they can, great (and yes, perhaps they aren't alcoholic), but if they can't - and they are willing to be honest with themselves - then this is powerful evidence of alcoholism.
^^^ This... I agree. People have to try and and find out for themselves... who are we to judge?
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