(Not) The Life of the After-Work Party

The colleague who likes to have too good a time can be a stress on the whole team and deserves to know that people think he may have a problem

Letting off steam is part of the culture in my high-pressure industry. But one colleague—a great guy, well-liked—drinks so much at our after-work get-togethers that we've all become uncomfortable. He doesn't get obnoxious, just really drunk. I'm worried and would like to say something. But I don't know if I'm being prudish and I don't want to single myself out from the group. — Anonymous, New York

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