How Alcoholism Affects Relationships
In many ways, substance use disorder is a private issue. People who struggle with alcohol addiction are often dealing with an intense internal environment. Their emotions and thoughts are highly personal, and they may have trouble connecting with others about how they feel. They may try to hide their drinking problem or deal with it […]
What Is a Functional Alcoholic?
Many people are going through some personal struggles that aren’t visible to the outside world. That’s especially true for a functional alcoholic. These individuals might not seek treatment because they don’t believe that they have a problem and those around them aren’t aware of the issue. But a functional alcoholic’s behavior, performance and lifestyle are […]
Alcohol Culture in America
The role of alcohol has a long and complicated history in the US. Colonial Americans are said to have consumed more alcohol than during any other era of American history. However, laws banning the production and consumption of alcohol would later mark the start of the Prohibition Era in the 1920s. Supporters of prohibition were […]