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is it considered alcoholism..

to have ONE beer or ONE glass of wine each night w/ dinner?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:30 PM on Jun. 17, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • According to CPS, yes. According to me, no.
    itsallabtthem84

    Answer by itsallabtthem84 at 5:31 PM on Jun. 17, 2010

  • I don't think so. As long as you are capable of taking care of your kids it really doesn't matter. And as long as there is someone there who is sober and can drive if an emergency came about I don't see what it matters at all.
    BlainesMommy09

    Answer by BlainesMommy09 at 5:37 PM on Jun. 17, 2010

  • If you MUST have it,then yes
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 5:47 PM on Jun. 17, 2010

  • I don't think so. If you are a fall out drunk in front of yours kids a lot than yes. I know someone like that. Should of reported her.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:50 PM on Jun. 17, 2010

  • the only way that would be classified as alcoholism is if it was MUST HAVE type thing. Like you would have withdrawals if you didn't drink that 1 glass of whatever. I know many people who drink a couple beers each night after work to relax.
    AngeLnChainZ

    Answer by AngeLnChainZ at 5:58 PM on Jun. 17, 2010

  • if you cannot ever go without it, yes it is an addiction. if it's just because you enjoy it, no. personally I rarely drink, but I find no problem with wine/beer/margarita (yummmm) with dinner as long as you aren't drunk more often than you are sober.
    rhianna1708

    Answer by rhianna1708 at 6:00 PM on Jun. 17, 2010

  • If you HAVE to have it then yes its alcoholism, if you can go without then no.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:17 PM on Jun. 17, 2010

  • If its every single night and you can't do without it like a fix, yeah. Try it and get back to us......
    jackdaw

    Answer by jackdaw at 6:18 PM on Jun. 17, 2010

  • No. Alcoholism is when you can't function without a drink. You drink daily. You wake up and want a drink.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:21 PM on Jun. 17, 2010

  • Technically:  yes. link  IMO: no.

    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 7:07 PM on Jun. 17, 2010

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