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Withdrawal From Alcohol

Withdrawal from alcohol can be one of the chief causes for an alcoholic to keep drinking. These symptoms can be fierce and can even cause death. Most people have experienced a hangover, and they know the quickest, most sure fire way to get rid of this is to drink again, but then you are just delaying the inevitable and your hangover will be that much worse, unless, of course, you just never stop drinking. That is the cycle that alcoholics get caught up in.


People may start drinking for many different reasons. They may just want to party. They may just want to impress friends. They may be at a party, or a family function where the parents or guardians who normally monitor their children’s behavior are themselves drunk, and either don’t care, or are too inebriated to notice. These double standards can cause a lot of doubt to be in a young teenager’s mind. They believe that they can control themselves well enough, and if it is okay for their parents then it must be okay for them.

Even worse is a child whose parents are alcoholics and blatantly binge drink on a regular basis in front of their children. Of course the child will want to do what he sees his parents doing. The alcohol will probably be easily accessible to the child especially if the parents are drunk. This kind of home life can cause great distress for a child. They see their parents drinking when they are distressed, so naturally they will consider reaching for a bottle to deal with their problems.

There are all kinds of problems facing the youth of today. They have academic obligations, social concerns, and the awkwardness of trying to become adults. Teenagers need a lot of direction and stability, and their parents have got to be dedicated to helping them on their journey to becoming productive citizens.  If the parents are out of commission then the child has to figure out how to deal with life on his or her own. Not only do they have the normal issues to deal with, but now they might have to deal with a hectic, abusive home life, where fights are common and basic necessities are not provided.

Alcohol is so easily obtainable in this country that it is hard to avoid if someone is trying to break the habit. Almost every corner has a store where beer and wine is sold, and bars are a dime a dozen. Every time someone goes to the grocery store they are liable to walk by the alcohol aisle. It is very important that a person break the habit and learn to work through the withdrawal from alcohol in order to get their life back.