While some drug addicts are aware that they have a problem, many don’t view their drug use as abuse. This makes it difficult to help them seek treatment and begin the road to recovery.
Any children in the home will be subjected to these same negative elements that you have gone through because of a family member with an addiction.
In many situations, especially with children, where addiction is involved, they will think they are hiding it well and that you have no idea what’s going on.
The same as baby boomers, Gen X likes to consume alcohol; however, instead of being binge drinkers, this newer generation prefers to drink heavily on a frequent, sometimes daily, basis.