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” Jeff, my formerly-winsome date, was suddenly eyeing me with skepticism.
We were on a blind date set up by a mutual friend, so I had no clue what he’d heard about me—specifically, about my addiction and subsequent sobriety.
Of course, then there are times when you see an alarmed look pass over his face. For me, this means passing by the men who check “regularly” under drinking or drugs (or who mention, say, whiskey on lists of things they couldn’t live without).
Of course, the consequence of cutting out all drinkers: you wind up with a MUCH smaller dating pool.
The study’s findings spurred a number of possible explanations as to why this would be the case, one of which was that alcohol is often a “social lubricant” that indicates strong social networks — an important aspect of maintaining mental and physical health.