Intoxication can be a coping strategy for dealing with stress. If you over-use that strategy, it might be worthwhile to strengthen some of the other possible strategies.
Virtues possibly in tension¶
How to acquire or strengthen it¶
- A lot of people swear by “12 Step” groups. The latest research suggests that AA is effective.
Notes and links¶
- “Men do many things in their drink that they are ashamed of sober; drunkenness being nothing else but a voluntary madness, it emboldens men to do all sorts of mischief; it both irritates wickedness and discovers it.” ―Seneca