The extreme party habits of celebrities may make fascinating tabloid fodder. Yet reading about Charlie Sheen’s revolving-door rehab and Lindsay Lohan’s ongoing struggle to remain sober and employed after multiple attempts at a comeback can also raise an alarm for your own social calendar. For single people seeking true love, late nights and barhopping often come with the territory—but overdoing can be dangerous. “Abuse means the use of a substance in such a way that it leads to unintentional negative interpersonal or social consequences,” says Keith F. Durkin, Ph.D., chair of the department of psychology and sociology at Ohio Northern University. Read the following quotes—if any of them sound like you, it may be time to get a grip on going out and perhaps look for less alcohol-fueled avenues for romance.
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