Daily Archives: 18/07/2015

Alcohol and the family

Thanks to Paul over at The Alcoholics Guide to Alcoholism for sharing this and I’m resharing again as I like it so much 🙂

Alcohol and the family is something that resonates for me.  My father is a recovering alcoholic of almost 30 years and my step-father was a daily drinker.  The potential addiction was in my blood and alcohol was in my house as I grew up – a loaded gun as I call it ……

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http://newrelevant.com/alcohol-and-the-family-tree/
http://newrelevant.com/alcohol-and-the-family-tree/

Some of the statistics in this infographic are staggering and I never stood a chance against booze really.  I shall be sure that when my children are older they will be told and know that their genes mean they are greater risk with alcohol for addiction and I shall watch carefully and advise accordingly.