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I’m doing this topic because it came up when talking to someone new in the program

And you know who you are

We talked about, How to respond to someone who asks, “Why don’t you drink?”

It’s a question that I have been asked a bunch of times.

I’ve never really had the perfect advice to give and I still don’t have the perfect advice to give,

But here at the Recovered Podcast, we don’t give advice.
We talk out our experience.

I thought we would share our experience

On how to respond when someone asks
why you don’t drink?

So, Let’s jump into this topic, How do you respond when someone asks, “Why Don't You Drink?.”

Let’s start with you Angelo
Why do you think someone would ask this question?

How did you used to respond when you were new?
How do you respond now?
What suggestions would you give to the new guy?

Does it matter who is asking?
When is it ok to lie?
When is it not ok to lie?

Do people ask you this frequently?
Where are you usually when this is asked?

When do people most often notice you not drinking alcohol?

If we are ashamed of being an alcoholics
What character defects are in effect?
Fear?
What people think?
How it affects our social status?

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What would you say to the new guy??