Forget about hangovers and fishy acts during drinking sprees. How many are able to curb the drunk dialing menace? They say there’s wisdom in beer, with one hand on your alcohol and the other on your phone how’s that likely to end up ? You probably going to end up making calls that you shouldn’t have made had you being sober . How about the regrets and guilt that catch up with you in the event that you make horrible calls ? Say to your father who abandoned you years ago or to your ex whom you cried your heart out to. How about realizing that you called your inconsiderate boss and made mean insults at him ?
Here are ways to avoid drunk dialing:
- Keep your phone out of sight.
If you are going to the bar to grab a drink, leave your phone behind. Chances are, you may be tempted to make calls. Keeping your phone out of your sight will definitely keep it out of your mind.
2. Tell your friend about it.
Open up to your friends or drinking buddies about the situation you are facing. They’ll probably keep your phone away or snatch it from you when you try to make calls in a drunken state. They may also challenge you to swap phones with them in the event that you attempt to make calls when you are drunk.
3. Solve your stressful issues before hand.
Stress related issues to a larger extent may contribute to drunk dialing. It’s advisable to deal with the stressful issues at hand before resorting to a drink. Talk to your boss about your work shift or the crazy working hours. Talk to your soul mate concerning your relationship issues and how best they should be well solved. That being solved , you are likely to grab drinks with a clear mind.
4. Insist on interesting drinking buddies.
Good company will keep you busy and is likely to drift some thoughts away. Drinking in solitude will do the exact opposite. Several thoughts may overwhelm you and you may resort to killing your boredom with your phone in hand. Chances are, you’ll make that nasty call. Kill the boredom with your buddies as you take your shots .
5. Limit your alcohol intake.
No doubt, alcohol comes along with so many illusions. You may be taking one beer after the other and strangely refute any claims about being drunk. Your drunken state may dupe you into believing that making a call in that state would be advisable. Which could not be the case. Resist from taking too much alcohol. Being abit tipsy wouldn’t be a bad idea after all. You won’t face the embarrassments of puking on yourself or picking up silly fights. Moreover, you’ll resist the drunk dials more.
6. Change your drinking spot.
Truth be told, some bars are just plain boring .Enjoy your booze in a place with much hype. Wine tastings are a good spot to drink , alternatively resort to bars with indoor games like chess and pool; that will keep your mind engaged. How about you try a bar by the ocean? Isn’t that beauty enough to keep your mind disengaged from drunk dialing ?