THE SIGNS OF A FUNCTIONING ALCOHOLIC ARE MENTIONED BELOW. IF SOMEONE SHOWS THESE SIGNS, THEY MAY BE AFFECTED:1. THEY TAKE ALCOHOL INSTEAD OF FOODOften, functioning alcoholics take their drinks as a meal. They have literally no interest in food. They consume alcohol in breakfast, lunch and dinner. Their food is not edibles, but alcoholic drinks only. They are in deep love with beer and other beverages. This is a serious sign.
“You can accept or reject the way you are treated by other people, but until you heal the wounds of your past, you will continue to bleed. You can bandage the bleeding with food, with alcohol, with drugs, with work, with cigarettes, with sex, but eventually, it will all ooze through and stain your life. You must find the strength to open the wounds, stick your hands inside, pull out the core of the pain that is holding you in your past, the memories, and make peace with them”― Iyanla Vanzant, Yesterday, I Cried
Source: If you think dope is for kicks and for thrills, you’re out of your mind. There are more kicks to be had in a good case of paralytic polio or by living in an iron lung. If you think you need stuff to play music or sing, you’re crazy. It can fix you so you can’t play nothing or sing nothing. | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY