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    Question When you and your partner drink....

    Do you worry about at least one staying sober enough to drive?

    I very rarely drink. And my husband doesnt at all anymore. But when he did one of us would stay sober enough in case of medical emergencies.

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    It would be rare that we would both be drunk as our son is almost always with us, but we both sometimes drink enough to be over the legal limit. We rarely drink anymore at home anyway.

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    we rarely drink more than 1 or 2...but sometimes will have a big night of maybe 3 or 4 lol

    We have ambulance cover, so if there was a medical emergency we would call the ambulance to take 1 parent plus which ever child to hospy

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    I haven't had a drink in over 12 months and don't plan to anytime soon so lucky DH has a built in DD if needed!

    DH doesn't drink often and if he does it might be a beer or 2 which wouldn't put him over the limit so he could still drive.

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    hmm..

    Sometimes..I have already had a bout 1/2 a bottle of Baileys and DH has had a couple of beers...

    If an emergency arose I would call a taxi or an ambulance.

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    Maybe I'm irresponsible but no, I figure in an emergency I can call my mum or a close friend to drive us or failing that, an ambulance. I'm a single mum, there was many years I'd drink at home alone with DD on a Friday or Saturday night.

    I do however not drink, or stop drinking if DD is unwell and only ever start drinking once she is about to go to bed or in bed.

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    We rarely drink anymore but there would be the odd occasion when we are both over the limit to drive. if there was a medical emergency and we could not drive then we would call an ambulance or if less serious a friend ( no family where we live atm) or even a taxi so no I do not worry about it.

    truth is the hangover the next day is deterrent enough these days for either of us to drink much.

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    I used to drink alot and DH would always stay sober enough to be legal to drive. I think there was only ever one instance where we both got a bit drunk and stayed up late playing the Wii we had so much fun and if there was an emergency we could have just phoned an ambulance. I haven't drank in a long time and now when I do its just one or two and DH is the same... getting blind rotten drunk just isn't appealing anymore (kids and hangovers simply don't mix)

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    I figure if it was such an emergency I'd call an ambulance, otherwise it'd wait for a doctors appt the next day.

    I usually hold back in case I need to tend to the girls over night, but I'd be over the legal limit to drive.

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    My dh likes to have a few beers at night often. I like to have a few wines maybe once every 2 months. He doesn't drink on the odd night that I do. We both agree in case of emergency or even if one of our kids just wakes up and needs us one should always be sober.


 

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