Drinking can be an expensive habit. If you wait until you are 21, you will be able to save more money if you don’t start the habit until you are of age. Don’t waste your money on creating a habit that you aren’t legally allowed to be doing.
Drinking underage requires that you are a good liar. Depending on how young you are and how underage you are, you may need to lie to your parents. Typically, parents are able to pick-up on behaviors such as drinking so you would need to be pretty good at lying.
You are young and you want to remember your younger years, right? Alcohol has the potential to allow you to blackout or have behaviors that you will not remember in the morning. There may be periods of time that you may not be able to recall due to the use of alcohol. You are young, enjoy your younger years with full clarity and be able to enjoy recalling old memories. It is possible to go out and have fun without alcohol in your system and it is even more fun to recall those fun times years later.
There are a few scientific reasons that you should wait until you are the legal age of 21 before you choose to drink alcoholic beverages. Alcohol can interfere with the overall development of a young adult’s brain. The frontal lobes, are typically impacted. This area impacts a human’s ability to regulate their emotions, plan, and organize. Additionally, the likelihood that chronic problems will occur in your life will increase. For example, you are more vulnerable to developing an addiction to alcohol, developing dangerous behaviors that cause you to take unnecessary risks and your decision-making ability has the potential to be reduce. In addition, you can deal with memory loss, depression, violent behaviors, and the chances of suicide will be increased. None of that sounds worth taking a drink of an alcoholic beverage!