Alcohol often goes hand in hand with socializing. There’s the tailgate before the big game. Holiday parties. A champagne toast at a wedding. A mimosa at brunch with friends.
But there are lots of reasons why you might not drink — at least, not this time. Or maybe ever.
Perhaps you’re pregnant or need to avoid alcohol for other health reasons. Or you’re the designated driver. Or you just don’t like how booze makes you feel.
So if you want to join in the fun but skip the drinks, ask yourself this question: What am I looking to get out of the celebration?
Chances are, it’s not actually about…