Half of all family gatherings involve alcohol
You see it in holiday movies and chances are, you see it in person at your own family gatherings. Alcohol and the holidays go hand in hand with 50% reporting that alcohol plays a roll in their family festivities. While the clinical definition describes an alcoholic as being unable to limit the amount of alcohol and craving alcohol even if you desire to cut back. And while your family may not fit the clinical definition, it can be a time when family members recklessly binge drink.