- A drink helps you unwind at the end of the day.
- It can also help you form friendships and relationships by relaxing you and reducing anxiety.
- But too much alcohol also has a negative impact on your relationships.
- For instance, it can increase aggression, and make sex less enjoyable.
One thing’s for sure, though — alcohol certainly affects our behaviour. So much so, some people report feeling completely different when they’ve had a drink.
It’s a staple of our social lives, often being referred to as a “social lubricant,” but alcohol can also be damaging to our relationships.
Here are 11 ways alcohol can affect your friendships, romantic connections, and sex life — for better or for worse.