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‘Alcohol was no longer my friend’: Why millennials are drinking less

In case you’ve missed it, millennials aren’t drinking as much — with many straight-up tossing booze aside for a life without hangovers, according to The Atlantic. “I drank pretty regularly in my 20s, especially in social situations,” Leanne Vanderbyl, of San Francisco, tells the magazine. “It wasn’t until I hit my 30s that I realized that alcohol was no longer my friend.” Atlantic writer Amanda Mull says she interviewed more than 100 Americans in their 20s and 30s over the past few weeks “who have begun to make similar changes in their drinking habits or who are contemplating ways to drink less.” She also spoke to Britta Starke, an addictions therapist and the program director of the Alcohol and Substance Abuse Ce ...