Just recently, I got myself involved into drinking. Casual drinking with my friends. Whether there is something to celebrate or there is none, as long as we feel the urge to drink. I don't consider drinking a bad vice as long as you know how to deal with alcohol. I stop whenever I feel dizzy. I don't want to see myself walking in a zigzag pattern. Neither see myself puke elsewhere.. ewww..
Drinking, for some, is a past time. Just to chill. Relax. When drunk, one must stop. And one must never engage himself into heated arguments when drunk, else the worst could happen in a bit of a second.
I had the chance to drink with my fellow office mates and from there, they became one of my closest acquaintances. It all started when one of us felt the stress at work and she felt the need to release it. We headed to the nearby bar, a few walks away from the office. Ordered a few bottles. Shared each one's experiences, views and opinions. The drinks made us loosen up, no inhibitions from us telling what we really feel at that moment. And from there, everyone's giving their own share of advices. Well, I can say we also do this without resorting into drinking. But the drinking we had added a little spice. We shared few drinking moments. Still the same set of people. We've even met few people and made new friends along the session.
What I'm up to say is that there's a good side when you drink. If you know how to handle it properly. It helps you releases the tension, ending up with laughter and good memories with friends, which will eventually become your drinking buddies. Let's all drink to that! =)