Years ago, it was embarrassing enough to realize I had called someone the night before after too many drinks, but at least I embarrassed myself with only one person at a time. Nowadays, it’s way too easy to hit “reply all” to work email in an overreaction or post on Facebook for the whole world to see.
The only good part of the new technology related to this issue is that in the morning you can check on your cell phone to see who you called and at what time, and you can click on “Sent” to see if you emailed anyone. At least if you did send an email, you can read it, instead of agonizing and wondering what you said and who you said it to.
By far, the best solution for this problem is to quit drinking. Obviously, I’m going to have to try once again.