An international survey on alcohol and drug use focused on the kinds of feelings caused by drinking certain kinds of alcoholic beverages.
Half of the 30,000 people who completed the survey said that drinking red wine as well as beer made them feel relaxed.
Spirits, or hard liquor by contrast, made most people feel confident and sexy.
In terms of the negative feelings associated with wine and liquor, there were dramatic differences.
Red wine made people feel tired. Liquor made folks feel tearful, ill and aggressive.
It was clear from the results, that liquor has a much stronger relationship to all kinds of feelings than did wine.
Women reported feeling a wide variety of emotions after drinking booze and men felt aggressive.
Observe yourself the next time you imbibe. What are your feelings?
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