What Does Alcoholism Look Like? You Might Be Surprised.
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What Does Alcoholism Look Like? You Might Be Surprised.

When people hear the word “alcoholism” or “alcoholic” there’s usually a specific image that pops into their brains. What this person looks like. How this person behaves.

Usually this picture is of a person who is in obvious distress. They might be homeless, or dirty, or visibly wasted during the day. You see this person coming and know you want to steer clear.

For the vast majority of people suffering from alcoholism, nothing could be further from the truth.

The Problem With Mommy Drinking Culture And Why We Need To Talk About It

The Problem With Mommy Drinking Culture And Why We Need To Talk About It

I know I’ve written about this before, but today I fell down a little bit of a rabbit hole.

Once I clicked on the pin, Pinterest began suggesting to me a whole cache of personalized, mommy wine glasses. One after the other, they flooded my computer screen. All had some variation of the same message: Being a mom is hard. You need to drink to manage.