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11 Lessons From Drunk You

Things that sober you can learn from drunk you.

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11 Lessons From Drunk You

When you wake up with an awful hangover, it's easy to assume that the person you are when you're drunk is nothing but bad news. However, I'd like to take a different look at the effect that alcohol has on our personalities. And while drinking too much is obviously detrimental to your health, we all do it on occasion- and most of us feel the effects on the things we choose to do and the risks we take while drinking. The next time you're drinking keep in mind these 11 lessons you can learn from you when you're drunk.

1. Drunk you knows how to celebrate

Drunk you wants to celebrate even small accomplishments. It's important to remember that even when we're in college and we're making relatively small changes, taking time to relax is just as important as working hard.

2. Drunk you knows when to treat themselves

Celebrating your accomplishments is important, and no one knows that better than drunk you. Drunk you gives into cravings, and while the morning after you might hate yourself for it, know that sometimes a little indulgence isn't a terrible thing.

3. Drunk you understands the Magic of Friendship

Your friends hearing for the fourth time that night how much "Oh my God you So Totally Love Them" might not be as annoying as you think. Everyone likes to feel loved and appreciated, and drunk you is much more generous with the love. Speaking of which...

4. Drunk you shares the love

You call up your ex to tell them you miss them. You text your new guy a (poorly spelled) message about how much he means to you and how much fun you're having with him. Drunk you knows that letting people know they're appreciated isn't desperate or clingy. Because deep down, the only thing any of us want is to be loved.

5. Drunk you tells it like it is

We only regret the things we didn't do in our life, and drunk you knows that the best. Drunk you knows that if you want something, you need to be confident enough to say it.

6. Drunk You knows she can't dance (but doesn't care)

No, you can't whip, and you definitely can't nae-nae, but drunk you doesn't care. To them it's more about having fun than having all the right movies, which is a lesson we can carry into our everyday lives.

7. Drunk you has something to say

Whether it's giving your best friend an impassioned bridesmaid speech or giving stand-up a shot, drunk you isn't afraid to share their real feelings and talents. You know you have something to say, and you have the courage to say it (even if that courage comes in a bottle.)

8. Drunk you is brutally honest

They say that drunk words are a sober mind, and there are some things that we just don't tell our friends because we're afraid of their reaction. Drunk you throws that fear to the wayside, and isn't afraid to (nicely) tell your friend that maybe her boyfriend is a crappy person. Sober you should learn this lesson.

9. Drunk you is generous

Drunk you isn't stingy, ether with the compliments or the rounds. Sure, you might wake up in the morning and see that your wallet is a little lighter, but you made people happy. That generosity should extend to your everyday life.

10. Drunk you goes for what she wants

All too often, women especially feel pressured to fall to the side and let their interests and hobbies take the backseat to their (often times male) counterparts. Drunk you isn't having that. Drunk you knows what she wants, and isn't afraid to go and get it.

11. Drunk You Captures the Moment (and Isn't Ashamed)

In a world of so much Kardashian hate and selfie shaming, the temptation to not be one of "those cell phone people" is at an all-time high. The drunker a girl gets it's a proven fact that she'll want to take more selfies. And there's really nothing wrong with that. Drunk you is more interested in capturing the moment than the eyes glaring at you from the side.

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