1. One must cut down on his/her drinking. 2. One is engag­ing in some sort of unhealthful activity. 3. Hint that one should speak the truth on some issue. 4. If drinking, a deep-seated urge to escape the pummeling of life. 5. If drinking, guilt and alien­ation. 6. Watching someone drink to the point of inebriation signifies a negative feeling on the part of the dreamer toward the person. 7. Not drinking in a crowd of people who are drinking indicates one is feeling alienated. 8. Not drinking in a drinking crowd may indicate a feeling of superiority.