chemistry1973 Posted February 21, 2020 Share Posted February 21, 2020 Anyone dealing with this person in their lives currently? I can tell you I am. A good friend got sober last year, and things seem to have gotten worse for him - he's manic, experiencing giant mood swings, irrational behavior, delusions of grandeur, you name it.Some typical signs of a dry drunk are:Acting self-important, either by “having all the answers,” or playing “poor me"Making harsh judgments of self and othersBeing impatient or impulsiveBlaming others for one's own faultsBeing dishonest, usually beginning with little thingsActing impulsively or selfishlyStruggling to make decisionsHaving mood swings, trouble with expressing emotions, feeling unsatisfiedFeeling detached, self-absorbed, bored, distracted, or disorganizedLonging for the drinking lifeFantasizing or daydreamingBacking away from or dropping out of a 12-step program https://www.cigna.com/individuals-families/health-wellness/the-dry-drunk How did you deal with this issue. Were you able to find help? Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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