When you define yourself as the person who doesn’t swear and the person who avoids certain vices, when you start to break down those barriers, yeah, there’s a certain feeling that you’re losing part of your identity. Thing is, maybe that’s a bad thing to define yourself around! I know those feels, especially as you grow to learn that some of the things you define yourself around miiight just be a little destructive!
Instead, define your identity around knowing lots about alien robots who become cars and eating certain kinds of fast food!
Or just drink the goddamned beer, Joyce. You’ll hate it. But the world won’t end. And you’ll still be you.