Some people say they can't stop drinking because it's the only way they can spend some time with friends. Question though is, how hard is it to invite said friends to your home so you can be together and have some tea or coffee instead of alcohol? If you are one of those people who use this as an excuse so you can continue drinking admit that you have a problem. It isn't just social drinking. It's not. If you aren't addicted to alcohol then odds are if you drink every night with friends, you'll end up being an alcoholic. You need to quit drinking before it's too late because alcohol is bad not just to your health but also to your relationships and your job.