At the risk of ruining your jolly happy attitude, and possibly to straighten out a crooked one … here’s some serious stuff …
Ch. 3 from my book “A Candle Lit”:
The Definition of Alcoholism
Alcoholism is fear-forced comfort-seeking behavior that forms a negative cycle that can resist repair and cause permanent mental imbalance.
It’s key symptom is not “drinking,” but “alcoholic malbehavior.”
It is caused by the repeated use, and subsequent over-use, of alcohol to escape fear, resulting in failures, which creates a cycle of cravings, denial and negativity, subsequently resulting in the fear worsening. It lives in a timeline cycle.
It’s a series of bad decisions based on ease of obtaining alcohol, alcohol’s acceptance by society, and it’s short-term calming effect.
It is a condition so common society wants to label it; though it’s no more than a combination of elements that are easy Continue reading “The Definition Of Alcoholism (From “A Candle Lit” by Mark Urso)”