- I dont drink
- I dont drink yet but i will start when legal
- I drink daily
- I drink every other day
- I drink at least once a week
- I drink a few weeks a month
- I drink once a month or so
How often do you drink alcohol (and read below to answer my other question)?
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I usually drink alcohol on weekends, and rarely during the week.
You're WAY overthinking this fertility situation! Plenty of men drink ALL the time and can still conceive children.
Secondly, I absolutely EXPECT him to get drunk! Getting drunk is fun as long as he is around the right people. You should WANT him to get drunk and enjoy himself! :-P
I suspect the concerns about male fertility and alcohol are based on long term abuse (something like 20+ drinks per week) or frequent binges (5+ at a time) over a number of years, I don't think you need worry about a one-off birthday celebration. The main risks are accidents and (rarely) maybe aspiration pneumonia (a drunk vomits in his or her sleep and because they're lying down they inhale their vomit with a risk of drowning in it. Best to sleep on 2 pillows after a bit of a bender).
Intent means SFA. Alcohol reduces inhibitions. You start out saying '2 drinks, max!' 2 may not show much but, trust me on this, it's damn hard to say no to 3, 4, & 5 after the first 2. Especially for an inexperienced drinker.
At home I'll have a small whiskey 3 or 4 nights a week, we'll split a bottle of wine with dinner on either Saturday or Sunday and I get the lion's share, say another 4 drinks, and I'll spend around 5 to 6 hours on Thursdays, so say 5 pints of Guinness and maybe another small whiskey. Rounded up, say around 15 units a week.
Most pertinent to your boyfriend would be Thursdays. I have rules.
- no shooters, sipping whiskey only. Irish whiskey is too good to knock back without a bloody good taste.
- no more than 1 drink per hour. Easy in Ireland. You go to pubs to socialize, not to get pissed. The craic's the thing. There are no strangers in an Irish pub, except for tourists who just don't get it.
- a slow glass of water between pints.
You are right to be cautious, alcohol can be dangerous if abused, but your main worry is purely short term.
I drink once a year or so, when I'm with friends. While I always black out when drunk apparently I do some pretty interesting things.
I'd not be worried about him. As soon as he has barfed out more than he though he even had inside of him he'll know not to drink too much. If he doesn't - then that is even less of a reason to be worried. If it's only this once it's fine.
If he doesn't drink all the time he will be alright I wouldn't sweat it to much if he was drinking all the time the only issue he might run into is whiskey dick but only drinking once in awhile isn't goimg. to effect him , if he drinks wine or beer it's actually good for you
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Oh stawp it lol
Hahaha its just exploring. He's a young guy and he will go through many drinking nights with the boys
He will probably get sick at least once
Puke at least once
Do something stupid at least once
Like for sure lol
There is no fertility issues at this point and far from it. far from a drunk too lol
Do keep in mind. He hasn't even had two beers at 21 and you're already calling him a potential drunk 😂
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If you couldn't afford a plane ticket because you had no job, you need to put children on the backburner.
Get a job, get some money, get some stability, then have kids if you are cohabiting.
A guy you're in an LDR with getting hammered on his 21st should be the least of your worries.
Two huge issues;
1. Your (and his) ages. Please, please reconsider kids until you have co-habited for at least six months... give your selves and the relationship a chance.
2. Distance. A HUGE relationship killer... Not doubting you are both furiously in love and committed.. but you need to trust whatever happens is all above board... him getting drunk isn’t going to change anything.
Talk on the phone... let him know how you feel.
Sorry but don't expect to much for your anniversary. If he's gonna drink forever he's gonna have a hangover longer than forever. My first black out drunk night was so bad that I didn't get out of bed three next day.
I rarely drink and the stuff I drink called Kombucha has very little alcohol. As for your Situation, just tell him to be careful and remind him of your anniversary.
I generally don't drink, so on the very rare occasion when I have a glass (generally red port, like twice a year) I wonder if I could go to the room and walk straight.
But... I've never heard about any link between drinking and fertility so I'm convinced you'll be okay there Desi :D
It sounds like a problem, hopefully both of them will take a taxi instead of driving. Why does he want to drink so much anyway?
I drink at least 2 times a week, and so far it hasn't really affected me negatively. Alcohol doesn't really affect fertility, and even if it does, it won't happen in a year. Just let your guy have some fun, a sixpack of beers over the course of a few days is nothing. I'd worry if he had like a bottle of vodka every day.
I drink once or twice a week, mainly when I dont have to get up for work the next morning. As for your boyfriend, OF COURSE HE"S GOING TO GET DRUNK!! Lol. He's going to have to learn for himself what hos limits are and what types of alcohol affect him best/worst. I wouldn't worry about the fertility aspect right now especially since you are in an LDR. I'd be more concerned with who's driving because dead men can have no babies.
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Once a month or less, but it's always one drink or so, don't really want to get drunk.
About fertility, it can have some effect, but it probably depends on the quantity, frequency and so on, your boyfriend is not some old drunk, so I think he's on the safe side :P No need to worry. Most of my high school friends have been getting wasted almost every weekend since they were 16 and none of them is infertile yet. Or a drunk. It really takes you more than a night out with friends to get there.
Drinking one night even getting completely drunk will not affect his fertility. It’s also unlikely he will become a drunk unless alcoholism runs in his family. He will be fine, let him have some fun, if he’s hung over so what, he will wake up eventually and you can talk then.
I only drink occasionally, maybe once a month if that.
i don't drink but he should learn how to drink responsibly
i think you're overreacting.
drinking won't make him less fertile. i know plenty of men that have been drinking all their life and they have a lot of children. also, if u have a six pack of beer at home and drink it on different days, u won't become an alcoholic. my mom loves drinking beer when she watches football, and she doesn't depend on alcohol.
and, your boyfriend will find out his limits to drink, so relax.
Alcohol can't make you infertile.
If anything, it can mess up with your hormones a little (affecting sperm quality in the process), but that is temporary and reversible.
I personally drink something almost every day, or every other day, but then I go without drinking anything for weeks or months, even.
His behavior does sound silly, though.
But I reckon he is just being a little immature, no need to worry.
One doesn't really become an alcoholic that easily, alcoholics spend whole days at the bar, and it usually takes an underlying reason to go down that path.
Besides, if he is buying a "6 pack"... it's going to be some pisswater, not something to develop alcoholism from.
You are more likely to poison yourself with all the water in beer, rather than the alcohol content.
Not often enough.
And I think your boy will be fine...
I've probably abused my liver harder than most people my age and didn't effect my fertility or make me an alcoholic. So unless he just dives off the deep end abd you see it really negatively effect his life its fine and you just worry too much
Well I like alcohol but my hubby was really upset when he found out so we made an agreement that I would only drink at home when he was around, no drinking in public, and no going all out
I don't think drinking affects fertility, but I'm not sure.
Alcohol is so grossss, maybe he will maybe he won’t
I don't drink that often cause I don't go out as much as I should. I don't mind having 1 at home every now and then but rarely still.
This weekend I've drank every day which is good change of pace
I think you need to relax or you will drive yourself crazy. I'm not sure where you live but drinking is a very normal part of society. Unless he has a family history of alcoholism I wouldn't worry about it. Whether you stay with this person or end up with someone else, you can't control people and if you try it will be a losing battle. A healthy relationship is built on trust. The way you are worrying about it it seems that he has broken your trust in the past. In thats the case it's a different story and I can see why you are worried but the point still remains, he will do what he wants to do.
When I do, Ill make sure to be someplace Ill be safe, or have a designated driver.
While drinking can be a negative favtir if it were that detrimental I feel the human population would not have reached it's current levels
i only drink socially
and i doubt that a few drinks will threaten his fertility so dont even worry about it
Couple shots of scotch a week. He'll be okay. The majority of the time you have to drink frequently and a lot to become an alcoholic.
Okey, well here it's legal to drink with 16, but I started with 18 and well I don't drink much anymore, maybe once a month or however I feel.
To your boyfriend, don't worry, I personally always still have control over the situation, no matter how drunk I used to be. Like I still could think clearly, even tho I couldn't walk straight lol I wouldn't be scared that he does something or no don't worry about his fertility! I swear if alcohol should have any negative impact on that nearly every German men or women would have get less fertile or stuff
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I drink about the half of the days, but most days I don't drink anything but beer.
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