Society can always try and solve the worlds problems and sometimes succeed, however, to overcome the disease of alcoholism individuals will have to concern themselves with the future, and think about their children. They are the only solution to this problem. Only through them can the addiction be erased. Whether alcoholism is a gene that runs through the family or just a hobby taken to far, something must be done. Families across America and children around the world are losing their chances to become something better.
Workaholic or alcoholic persons both share an addiction that leads to unwanted effects on the family and the whole society. The effects of addiction for both Phil and Sanders’s Father is that Phil was a workaholic “type A,” strange to himself, stress made him over weight and he died with heart failure. On the other side, Sanders’s father was an alcoholic and his addiction made him ignore his family and caused him early death. If a person does not want to ever suffer. The significance example for everyone’s life is never enslaving himself or herself to any addiction.
Erin, her older sister Tracy, and her younger brother Trent were changed in a way that put pure despair on their lives. The children were called to the hospital nearly minutes after the accident only to learn that their mother had already passed, and their father suffered injuries to ... ... middle of paper ... ...nd her previous employment in journalism made that more of a possibility. One day she decided that she had nothing left to lose and gave it a shot. Her story has touched so many lives and gives people a different perspective on how to cope with things. People do not realize the pain, not just emotionally but physically as well, that young children go through when they lose a parent, or both.
I know from personal experiences the effects alcoholism has on your life and the lives of your family. Effects like the anxiety your family feels coming home on a Friday night not knowing what person you will be. The hopelessness because we know no matter if we tiptoe and watch our every word you will still find something to be angry about. The embarrassment your daughter feels when her friends are over and you are slurring your words and yelling at her mother. The sinking feeling in our stomach when you verbally attack us and holding back the tears and telling ourselves “He really doesn’t mean it”.
Every single time Mary is on drugs, she seems to always rant how much she regrets marrying James. In the article, “Tragedy and ‘The Pursuit of Happiness’: Long Day’s Journey Into Night” by Alan Downer states, “Four of these characters are the members of a family who must in this day face the facts, which hall have evaded, that the mother is an incurable drug addict and the younger son tubercular” (119). Before Mary’s addiction and marriage, she wanted to become a nun that’s why she uses drug an escape from her past. The family constantly argues because of the failure of James Jr. and Edmund but in reality it’s all their parents
In some cases for a child that can turn into a trauma which can affect his or her future life in a negative way. For Essie Mae it was worse because she knew that her father abandoned the family for another woman; this sent a really bad message and example to young Essie Mae, which are disrespect a marriage and a family. Essie Mae said: "I remember he and Mama had a real knockdown session when he finally did come home. Mama fist-fought him like a men, but this didn't stop him from going by Florence's place. He even got bolder about it and soon went as often as he liked" (p. 18).
He would rather sit and drink his whiskey than give his daughter the attention that she longed for. She would have to wait until he was in a good mood or sober, which was not very often, to try to have any sort of conversation with him. His idea of communication was being drunk and yelling at my cousin. Unfortunately, she was only neglected by her father, but it so happened that her mother rarely had time for her either. Since the majority of my uncle’s free... ... middle of paper ... ...t. She would throw books or dinner off the table in a rage, and he would start cursing and throwing whatever he could get in his hands on.
Faulkner uses a lot of negative diction to describe Emily’s father. He controls her life and then leaves her broken with no idea how to control her life. His actions robbed her of love, of her own choices, and her life. A joke you hear a lot in the South is daddy’s little girl going on a date, and daddy is sitting in a chair cleaning a gun. People laugh when someone says that, but the whole idea is ridiculous.
Is alcoholism Wade’s affliction? Or is it the devastating and lingering effects of the child abuse he grew up with? There are many things in Wade’s life that might have driven him to become an alcoholic. For example his actions have cost him his marriage to Lillian, his daughter Jill doesn’t want to live with him, he is a sheriff in a small town with little crime, his mother dies and his father is hard to cope with in his old age, and his girlfriend Margie only stands by him until finally she too has had enough. These seem like common occurrences in the life of many Americans today, yet these are the things that lead people to alcoholism.
It can lead to violence, accidents, socia... ... middle of paper ... ...all this is true, then the child will have to struggle through some very big emotional pains in his/her life dealing with a parent who is an alcoholic. Drinking causes loved ones to suffer, and nobody wants to deal with a drunk. Due to drinking people are being emotionally scarred, abused, and harming their own bodies. Drunk driving not only puts the drivers life in danger but also puts everybodys lives in danger. Being an alcoholic can really ruin a persons life.