April 30, 2008
The Less Attractive Aspects Of Alcohol
Did you know that to much alcohol is the most common cause for; Sexual aggression, Sexual behavior, Unwanted sex, Lack of inhibition and Using intoxication as an excuse for rape and violence. Before you read on just ask yourself this question. Are you at anytime involved or have been involved with any of the above? Well if I was to tell you that alcohol plays a staggering 85% part in all of the above in “Date Rapes”, so you’re not alone.
Here are some quick tips which should help you reduce your chances of the above.
If you are seeing someone new for the first time, you don’t have to go out alone, you could suggest meeting up with them with some of your friends, or even meet in a pub where your friends will be.
You should also choose people that have the same values as you do. Loners are loners for one reason, just stay well clear of them.
You should never send mixed messages make sure you are open and honest with them this way you can’t say that your sending flirty messages to them.
Make sure you take care of yourself, never put yourself in a situation where you might be alone with a complete strange that you don’t like and know.
Be very aware if they invite you back to there house, this is when most rapes occur.
Make sure you trust and listen to your own instincts, remember if you don’t feel comfortable just leave.
Remember you can have lots of fun when your drinking but don’t let it spoil your night. If you know anyone or your might be interested in reading more on alcohol then try stopdrinkingadvice.org, they have some great free resource.