Quora User, I drank a lot for 15 years. Then I stopped.
What's it like to be an alcoholic? At first, it's great. Truly, truly wonderful. A few glasses of the magic potion and suddenly I was relaxed, happy, having fun and supremely confident. Alcohol answered something in me. It took away my ever-present anxiety. I could be in the moment. I was 13 the first time I experienced just how sublime being drunk could ...(more)