Every year, I see scores of children who live with an alcoholic parent. With millions of alcoholics in our country, there are millions more family members who live with a mother, father, husband or wife who has a drinking problem. I hear their sad stories, filled with shame, anger, and hurt. This experience leaves life long scars.
Recently, I talked to a youngster whose father had been through inpatient alcohol treatment several times, but continued to abuse alcohol. He shared me with his story, and he gave me permission to share it with my readers. Here it is, in excerpted form.... Read More