How to explain you don’t drink alcohol

In the words of Kate Moss ‘never justify, never explain’.

You may think that not drinking is a social faux pas, and awkward to introduce, the truth is though that if you present this information in ‘the right way’ it will always be a plus point to the right women.

I work with plenty of men who don’t drink because:

* They’re mad into health and fitness.

* They don’t like the taste.

* It’s against their beliefs.

Personally I’m not fussed by alcohol and full on board with everyone’s right to choose what they want to do.

When it comes to dating though (particularly in the UK/USA) booze can feel like such a fundamental part of our mating rituals that saying ‘I don’t drink’ can feel like you might as well say ‘I’m a boring stick in the mud, and ps. I’m bad in bed too’.

All of which, as we know, is not true.

To prevent her from interpreting your health buzz as ‘snooze town’ you need to state your perspective confidently and without justifying yourself.

DO NOT say ‘oh I know it’s weird but I just stopped drinking because I didn’t really like it, but I may change my mind in the future, I don’t know really…’ WEAK FAIL

Instead say ‘I don’t drink because it’s never been my thing’

If she challenges you on this say ‘Are you implying I can’t have fun without alcohol? If so it would be my pleasure to prove you wrong’

Then she’ll know you’re good in bed too.

Love, Hayley x

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