Alcoholics must times do not see that they are not the only people that they affect by drinking. Most of the time they affect their spouse, children, employers/employees and friends. Alcoholism isn’t an addiction that you are in alone. The scariest part it usually starts as a teenager drinking.
Statics show that must teenagers start drinking to “fit in” to the in crowd. They think it is cool to go to a party and have just a beer or two. Then then trend continues and it becomes an every weekend event. Their friends start to change, their behavior starts to change and most of the times the grades start slipping quite drastically.
If you feel your teenager has started drinking please get them help now. Don’t let the go down the road of alcoholism.