Others have jokingly told me that I drink too much, but I don't see my drinking as that big of a deal.
I drink to slow down my anxious mind.
My drinking seems to trigger more arguments with people close to me (e.g., spouse, friends, co-workers).
I have missed significant activities or events because of my drinking.
I drink to take the edge off of stressful days.
I eat a healthy and balanced diet.
As long as I am careful, I don't think it is a big deal to have a couple of drinks and drive a motorized vehicle.
I think I may have a drinking problem.
I set guidelines for how much I want to drink, but I often break those limits.
I have experienced withdrawal symptoms (e.g. shakes, irritability, insomnia, etc.) when I have tried to cut back on my drinking.
I can drink more than most people and still act normal.
I find that I have to drink more than I used to to get the same buzz.
My drinking has caused others to question if they can trust me.
I have skipped meals when I have been drinking.
I have felt out of control after drinking more than I should.
My drinking has created unwanted negative consequences for me (e.g. relationship problems, job stress, legal problems).
I am not as productive as I used to be because of my drinking.
If I could I, would drink any time of the day.
I have worried whether my drinking could cause me to lose my job.
Others have accused me of being drunk when I have only had a few drinks.
The best part of my day is when I can get a drink.
I only drink when I am with friends and family.
People in my life don't understand my drinking.
Rarely do I experience cold or flu like symptoms.