If your friends don't like you because you won't get drunk they are not friends! The culture of alcohol in amerika is pervasive and persuasive it can be the biggest challenge there is for a young person these days! The alcohol promoting media portrays alcohol as a fun loving sport and instill a kind of mentality that says your out of the loop if you are not consuming our deadly products! Its obvious your friends are blinded by this and are convinced its the only way to have some real fun! You two young people have had that veil of ignorance lifted !
You know that its not right, so stick to your guns and don't fall victim to media hype and its influence on your so called friends! Grog