Now that the drinking has stopped it is reasonable to expect that things will improve.
Unfortunately though, just removing alcohol is not enough in most cases to qualify as a “recovery”.
56 comments How we look upon and judge the lifestyle and workplace of other cultures depends on how we view the world from our own cultural background.
The Netherlands is a small country with a limited internal market, consequently the Dutch look across their borders for markets.
I can be walking down the road and a fellow pedestrian might turn a corner and into my path and in a millisecond, I find myself in a rage. After two decades of drinking more than I ever set out to, I kicked the booze once and for all in April 2011.
Private life and work are carefully planned and nothing is left to the unexpected. The Netherlands is a democracy with a tolerant, open society. Meet for the first time in a populated, public location – never in a private or remote location. Inform a friend or family member of your plans and when and where you're going.If you own a mobile phone, make sure you have it with you . Do not do anything that would impair your judgment and cause you to make a decision you could regret. Just in case things don't work out, you need to be in control of your own ride – even if you take a taxi.Teenagers at different developmental stages develop different interests and it is important to consider their interests when choosing activities, as some kids might like being in team sports while others might find solitary activities like music lessons or reading more enjoyable.Whatever the choices, healthy and fun activities are a lot better for kids than sitting in front of the TV or video screen all day.