humanity

Alcohol is nothing without someone to drink it and the substance changes lives for many who partake; a glimpse into the impact of alcohol on humanity.

Ann King9 months ago
The Alcoholic's Wife: The Beginning
I stumbled upon this site by accident, and the more I looked into it the more I found that this might just be the perfect place to share the details of my life. Things I don't want anyone else to know...
Ann King9 months ago
The Alcoholic's Wife: Thanks for That
How can I make these bad thoughts go away? I truly believe in Karma and I do not like putting all this negative energy out into the world, but I do not know how to control it. It really is ridiculous ...
Peyton Morris10 months ago
Drinking and Driving: Stricter Laws Needed to Prevent Drunk Driving
According to CDC.gov, “Every day, 28 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver.” With this resulting in a death every fifty-one minutes, driving ...
Rebecca Buckland10 months ago
For the Grace of God Go I
“For the grace of God go I,” is my mom’s favorite saying. It means “Don’t judge because at the roll of a dice it could be you.” My mother isn’t a particularly religious woman, I mean unless vodka is a...
I'm An Alcoholic
Hi, my name is Iria, I’m an alcoholic. This is a piece on why you do not offer a sober person alcohol in any manner. You do not bring alcohol to the house of an alcoholic who doesn’t want alcohol to e...
H. T. a year ago
Sunday Nights Used to Be for the Family
Alcohol—it's a common thing to be present in the house for most American families. Many children have seen their parents drink, perhaps have a beer after a long day at work or even a glass of red wine...
SJ VanDeea year ago
Unbecoming
From an early age, we are trained to always be working towards “becoming someone.” To know how to answer the question of what we want to be when we grow up. To become someone somehow better than we ar...
Frances McAdama year ago
Stone. Cold. Sober
I’m going to ask you a question and I want you to be really honest with me. Really honest, not white lie: "Things are okay. I’m not really in emotional turmoil, honest." I mean take a good hard look a...
10 Signs You're a Lightweight
I'm the biggest lightweight ever. I'm always the first one to be drunk, the first one to finish having drinks, and the only one who can never participate in drinking games. People see being a lightwei...
Michele Millera year ago
He Chose the Beer
It was 3 months into the relationship when he told me he drank a 6 pack every night after we got off the phone. I was high when he told me. So was he. We were in Seattle. It was legal. And I didn't kn...
C Mariea year ago
Foxwoods
School was officially over for the summer and I was ready for the much anticipated, best holidays with my best friends. At newly 14, I was thrilled at the thought of no school for a whole six weeks, w...
Kathy Ga year ago
Sassy and Sober
When you mention the word “alcoholic,” the first image that comes to mind is often that of an old man sitting on a park bench, wearing fingerless gloves and swigging whiskey from a brown paper bag. Bu...
Cherry Colaa year ago
Saying Goodbye To Alcohol
I speak from a place of personal and heartfelt experiences in which I have seen the effects of alcohol, both short term and long term. Like any young adult, alcohol-related socialising is a frequent e...
David Parksa year ago
When a Drunk Driver Crashes into Your Living Room (While You're in It)
Everyone has that one crazy night in college. Mine is just a little different. My roommate Paul, his girlfriend Miranda, and I had just gotten home from a night out. We (being responsible young adults...
Denise Willisa year ago
Always Have a Drink Handy
Drinking was considered the number one cardinal sin in our home growing up. My father's first wife was an alcoholic, which caused him to start drinking, and by the time they divorced he had an issue w...
Alcoholism and the Blame Cycle
Have you noticed that the alcoholic appears to blame you for everything? You may have prepared the best meal, or overly cleaned the home, or made sure the children were all in bed before he arrived ho...
Sara Johnsona year ago
Young Alcoholism
I never thought I would call myself an alcoholic—especially not at 23. I figured I was just doing what everyone else was doing...having fun! But a few instances of my head in a toilet bowl and not rem...
Claire Raymonda year ago
What Kind Of Drunk Friend Are You?
In every group of friends, there always seems to be a mixture of some really different personalities, and this is great because it makes for an interesting group of people. And nothing brings out your...