• How The Child Of Two Alcoholics Became An Alcoholic - And Then Broke The Cycle

    21 hours ago - By Scary Mommy

    I am six years old. My dad and mom are fighting. This time over a field trip that I missed because my parents slept in too late. The screaming starts. I go into the kitchen to see what the commotion is about. I hear my dad yell at my mom and then push her into the glass door. That is my first memory of my parents.
    I am 12 years old. It's late and my parents are drinking again , like every other night this week. My sister and I are lying in our bunk beds , trying to go to sleep for school the next day, when the fighting starts again. This time, I blame myself. “I should be doing more to...
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