Did He Leave Alcoholism As A Present For Me?

Most people can drink comfortably, have a beer now and again to wind down after a long day at work, but ever since my dad died, I’ve been too afraid for that. I never felt like I was susceptible to a drinking problem in the same way as my dad, but I’m still scared. It’s…

Schizophrenia or Alcoholic Hallucinosis?

My dad’s drinking spiraled out of control quickly after my mom’s death. It started with the glass of whiskey after her funeral and progressed to him drinking throughout his bereavement leave. When I would go visit him, he was always in his armchair, already drunk and nursing another drink. I guess I wasn’t as worried…