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An Open Letter to Parents About Your Relationship to Alcohol

Allison Hudson | Posted 08.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Allison Hudson

I know you probably think that if you love your children enough, teach them right from wrong, provide them with a good education, and keep them active in extracurricular activities, then that exempts them from becoming an alcoholic or addict. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but you're wrong.

5 Helpful Tips for Hanging Out With This Alcoholic

TueNight | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living

It took me a while to come out of my safety shell and start to enjoy life as a sober person. To see people again, in the "going out" kind of way. No wonder my friends are confused. They probably have no clue what the hell to do with me. Or what's appropriate and/or safe to say around me.

Does Dad Drink Too Much?

John Willey | Posted 03.26.2013 | Parents
John Willey

It's not something that I ever really thought about while my kids were younger. I could have a beer and not think twice about it, because they didn't know what I was drinking. For all they knew, it was water. But it wasn't, and now they know what it is.

Taking a Break from Drinking (on Mondays)

Caren Osten Gerszberg | Posted 10.09.2012 | Women
Caren Osten Gerszberg

I'm not an alcoholic. At least I don't think I am. But I'm trying to figure out when fun drinking becomes serious drinking -- like it did for my mother.

I'm Single-Handedly Preserving the World's Wine Cultures--Any Help Out There?

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

Temperance forces in the world are stealing the pleasure and health from use of alcohol, and particularly wine consumption.

The Good and the Evil of Alcohol

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

It may not be that alcohol produces these benefits, but that people who lead good lives are moderate drinkers, not teetotalers. What does this say about what we should teach about alcohol?

Cocaethylene Studied: Cocaine, Alcohol Mix To Create Toxic 3rd Chemical

The Observer | Jamie Doward | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Drug addiction clinics say they are becoming increasingly concerned by the health risks associated with the chemical -- the only known example of the ...

You Know, Drinking Ain't So Bad for Most

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Stanton Peele

At my neighbor's 87th birthday, we practiced harm reduction. None of us got stinking drunk. Furthermore, the birthday boy and I each only had to stagger back out across the hallway-no steps!