I don’t think it is any secret that when it comes to family events, alcohol is almost always involved. It does not matter what the lifestyle, most families have their alcoholic beverages they assist at holiday and other family reunions. Until alcohol is forbidden within their religion, like with the Mormons. I undoubtedly originate from a family where at every vacation, wine and ale is definitely available. I don’t think some folks in my own family and many other people’s families could be able to withstand some family events without alcohol.
One of the issues that we frequently notice in recovery is people switching addictions in recovery. It’s very common for somebody in recovery for one addiction to get another sort of addiction in the recovery method. Why? Addictive action is often used to help alleviate anxiety and worry.