Eight Years Ago Today, I Drank My Last Drink
“Functional” Alcoholism Is the Most Dangerous State I’ve Ever Lived In.
When I was young, I swore off drugs and alcohol because I was told that they had destroyed my family. I was told how drugs were so powerful they made my mom abandon me. Normal stuff like that.
Those are, of course, lies — my mother left because my dad was an abusive, twisted, alcoholic fuck.
When I got older I found out the truth of the matter. My family was peopled with horrible…