There’s nothing wrong with cutting loose and just simply having a good time. Everybody has different ideas of what is fun so your partying shouldn’t be judged based on what others think. However, there is a line when your partying ways does cross the line and is an actual addiction.
There are some signs that it is time to cut back, or, in some cases, actually seek professional help. What are these signs? In this article, we will give you some signs to look for that may be telling you that your partying is now an addiction and you need help.
If you catch things in time, then you won’t need treatment from a facility like Landmark Rehab Center. It’s better to nip it in the bud before it becomes a problem that follows you for a lifetime.
In this article, we will go over the warning signs that your partying has turned into an addiction.
Your profile on social is all party
Think about if somebody knew nothing about you and what you would want them to know when seeing you for the first time. If they see your profile on social media or even a dating app and all they see is partying and excess then this is the impression they will have of you.
In other words, your partying ways is what is going to define you. So, you take a step back and start to think about what you would want people to think makes you tick. If you can’t really think of anything, like a hobby or topic of interest, then your partying has taken over the other aspects of your life.
Not to say that partying itself is all bad or that you need to hide this from your social media profiles. It’s just that there needs to be some substance to who you are as a person.
You ignore consequences
When things get neglected and start to become problems then you should be able to take care of them on time to avoid the consequences. Being late on the rent and getting an eviction notice. Having your phone or utilities shut off because of non payment. The list goes on.
While these things are happening if you still feel the need to go out and get wasted then it’s likely that these problems are accumulating because you are ignoring them so you can continue to party.
There needs to be balance in your life. Take care of the important things so you can relax enough to go to a party and know that everything is good.
You’re not dependable
Can’t get to work in time. Don’t follow through on responsibilities. Start blowing people off. These are signs that you can’t be depended on because the most important thing in your life is to hit the clubs. When this gets in the way of you being able to function as a dependable person then it means you have a problem.