Are you drinking to cope with boredom?

boredom causes alcoholismMany people with an alcohol problem are drinking as a way of dealing with boredom. They’ve got nothing exciting or interesting to do, so they drink instead, and that keeps them entertained.

Watching TV for hours is boring and uninspiring, but if you have a drink then it becomes more tolerable.

So, is your life too dull? If you weren’t drinking so much, what would you be doing with your spare time instead?

If you have difficulty answering that question, then here’s the first problem you need to solve before you can move forward.


  1. Anonymous 18 June, 2017 at 3:18 pm - Reply

    Where are you two?…. I feel the same… Maybe we could form a ‘bored friends club’ ?

  2. Anonymous 10 May, 2017 at 10:15 am - Reply

    boredom is why I binge drink after a boring week I look for ward to a drink and forget about my boring life. I have no friends I am 48 nothing outside interest me at all. had relationships i am bored and lonely

    • Anonymous 16 June, 2017 at 1:14 pm - Reply

      I feel the same way!

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