What It's Like Battling Alcoholism In Your 20s

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  • Published on:  3/30/2019
  • "I did not know what sober people did all day if they weren't drinking, because that's all my entire life was"Credits: https://www.buzzfeed.com/bfmp/videos/...Check out more awesome videos at BuzzFeedVideo!https://bit.ly/YTbuzzfeedvideoGET MORE BUZZFEED:https://www.buzzfeed.comhttps://www.buzzfeed.com/videoshttps://www.youtube.com/buzzfeedvideohttps://www.youtube.com/asishttps://www.youtube.com/buzzfeedmulti...https://www.youtube.com/buzzfeedviolethttps://www.youtube.com/perolikehttps://www.youtube.com/ladylikeSUBSCRIBE TO BUZZFEED NEWSLETTERS:https://www.buzzfeed.com/newslettersBuzzFeedVideoBuzzFeed’s flagship channel. Sometimes funny, sometimes serious, always shareable. New videos posted daily!To see behind-the-scenes & more, follow us on Instagram @buzzfeedvideo http://bit.ly/2JRRkKULove BuzzFeed? Get the merch! BUY NOW: https://goo.gl/gQKF8mEXTERNAL CREDITSJack Dytrychhttps://www.instagram.com/jdytrych22/
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  • riley 3 months ago

    I’m 20 and an alcoholic. Coming up on 4 months sober April 2

  • Abi Pereira 1 months ago

    riley That’s awesome!! You’ve got this!

  • riley 1 months ago

    Abi Pereira Yep. I used to think I’d never be able to make it this far, but I’m here and I’m so grateful for these 6 months 😊 thanks!!

  • Woloud Books 3 months ago

    No shame. Keep it up Kyle. You're doing well

  • Skdkke Dfgrggr 3 months ago

    It's an actor

  • Justin Peters 3 months ago

    Woloud Books I guess not I think so much better then that way?

  • Cristina Mireles 3 months ago

    My close friend is an alcoholic and AA has changed her life and I’m so happy for her. This video makes me cry... keep going

  • arnold jack 3 months ago

    What do you mean?

  • Rebecca Lopez 3 months ago

    Ughh, I’m standing with you. Been using since I was nine got clean at 23 years old, and I’m two weeks away from one year clean. Thank you for sharing your story so honestly. This type of vulnerability is what kept me coming back to the rooms.

  • Just Existing 3 months ago

    Rebecca Lopez your almost there!

  • Reilly Lafreniere 3 months ago

    That's amazing!!

  • Sashakta Singh 3 months ago

    I am battling alcoholism too.. 1 week sober....

  • Just Existing 3 months ago

    Sashakta Singh you got this!

  • vijay Alfred 3 months ago

    @Sashakta Singh there is a few steps to get sober. Follow it & you will be free of any addiction.1) leave the situation which brought this habit to you. It could be the company of friends or some bad memories. Clean up the situation which cause you to drink.2 ) Get a hobby! You can do traveling or some sports. Take your mind off alcohol don't think about it. Put you whole mind in your hobby.3) Be around somebody you love get support. Whenever you feel the urge to drink think about them. Imagi...

  • Alejandra Valencia 3 months ago

    I'm 24. Been trying to get sober since I was 22. Coming up on a year now. YOUNG ALCOHOLICS WHO ARE SUFFERING: YOU ARE NOT ALONE.

  • Hudson Brown 3 months ago

    I was an alcoholic at the age of 19. Drank a handle of vodka a day. Spend a week in the hospital detoxing. Alcohol is a deadly drug, that almost killed me.

  • artsy.waffles 3 months ago

    @Ivan Jimenez wait that's*_i l l e g a l_*

  • Udah Vektorin Aja 3 months ago

    Oeange juice is better than alcohol

  • ashley 3 months ago

    Drinking ruined my life. I seriously never thought I'd be where i am now - i owe it all to sobriety.

  • Jessica M 3 months ago

    I am on Day 89. I never needed alcohol during the day but once it got to dinner, it was on. I’d easily down a bottle of wine a night (and I’m taking the larger bottles). If I had a larger bottle of rum, I’d easily down 1/2 of it. I was in a bad marriage and struggling. It took finally leaving my ex to stop drinking and it still took 2 months after moving out that I was able to actually put the bottle down.Some days are easy. But there are days when I’m sobbing and stressed and I just want a drink. Th...

  • bring fx back 3 months ago

    you're doing so well! you've made it this far, you can keep going. I'm rooting for you!

  • Sophie 3 months ago

    Be proud of your self, addiction is so hard, you're an inspiration even if you have bad days just keep going don't dwell on them.

  • Love Karlström 3 months ago

    Wish I had found AA a few years earlier. 5/4 2019 I have 14 years sober 🙏🏻🇸🇪