Can you advise this student nurse?
“I’ve never liked the taste of alcohol and after a bad experience last year decided that I would give it up for good. The loss of control you get when you drink and how it changes people really disturbs me.
“While I see this as a personal choice, all of my course mates drink and I worry that this makes them think I’m less “fun” and it’s stopping me socialising much for fear of being asked awkward questions or feeling left out.
“Do you have any suggestions to help me feel less anxious about it? Or to help me explain my decision to my new friends?”
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