Solace in the bottom of the glass: as the British are addicted to alcohol in isolation

The British are known for their love of alcohol and self-isolation only contributes to the development of this passion. A recent study showed that 61% of Britons since the beginning of the quarantine began to drink more. Women experiencing the stress of a long separation from their families, trying to cheer myself up by drinking a glass or two of wine. It quietly develops into a habit which is very difficult to fight.

A resident of London frankly told how during the quarantine gradually falling into a pool of alcohol dependence.Solace in the bottom of the glass: as the British are addicted to alcohol in isolationDespite the fact that who asks people to adhere to certain limits, the number of requests "delivery wine in the UK" in Google increased by 2250%. Stress and depressed in conditions of isolation cause some to cross the line.

47-year-old Hannah Verdier from London told us how wine has become an integral part of her typical day during the quarantine. Recently she noticed in the morning it consistently tormented by a hangover. A woman sitting at home for more than three weeks and goes outside only to throw away the trash.

Solace in the bottom of the glass: as the British are addicted to alcohol in isolation

Solace in the bottom of the glass: as the British are addicted to alcohol in isolation

Solace in the bottom of the glass: as the British are addicted to alcohol in isolation

Solace in the bottom of the glass: as the British are addicted to alcohol in isolation

Hannah hopes that after the end of the quarantine she will be able to gather strength and to limit the raging passion for alcohol. Alcoholic drinks for a time soothe the nerves, but then increase the level of anxiety and exacerbate stress. The Briton is trying to reduce the amount of wine to one glass a night to relax at the end of the day. She is confident that she will be able again to become disciplined and to go to the gym five times a week, but now only alcohol helps her cope with depression in isolation.

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