Learn how an alcoholic spouse manipulates through using anger, self-pity, blaming others and lying. This article will shed some light on some of the way that substance abusers manipulate people. You will also get some tips on how to deal with this sort of behaviors.
http://www.aa.org/pages/en_US/find-local-aa ~~~ http://www.al-anon.alateen.org/local-meetings OR you can attempt to do it yourself (which CAN work, by the way): http://blog.rehabforteens.com/begin-10-steps-journey-new-life/ and http://www.wikihow.com/Quit
Drinking is expensive , Hangovers sucks ..Rather spend time and money on other things for family fun. Not that enjoying a few sometimes isn't fun. I've seen alcohol ruin lives so I'm sketchy when it comes to it.