Everyone enjoys a night of partying. But what happens when someone goes over the alcohol limit and the negative effects of alcohol disrupts the party?
Well, in most cases, it's a good friend who cleans up after that person or even handles him/her all throughout the night which is not very fun for the good friend.
At first, the way your intoxicated friend can't stand straight or talk properly may be funny.
But as the night goes on, your friend may get harder and harder to handle. By the end of the night, what started out as a bit of harmless fun may turn into irresponsible binge drinking that can inconvenience everyone.
You may have also seen drunken girls brawling on the streets and unconscious guys sleeping outside of clubs. The effects of alcohol are not pretty to watch…
One could argue that it might have been their first time drinking, or that they're unfamiliar with the dangers of drinking.
These rationalisations hold little weight in today’s world as information on the negative effects of alcohol is widely available.
Often, these alcohol abuses aren't isolated incidents. They happen every weekend. The pattern repeats: drinking too much, ruining parties, and then feeling the wrath of the hangover.
Drinking has become very much part of our entertainment culture. However, it is important to avoid going overboard with alcoholic beverages.
Here are some tips to end the night well:
As you can see, enjoying a few drinks with friends doesn't have to turn you into a party pooper!
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This article was last reviewed on
18 Aug 2023
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