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Daughter wonders how to disclose alcoholism

Daughter wonders how to disclose alcoholism

Dear Amy: My mom died several years ago, and my father has remarried. The woman he married is an alcoholic.

Dad seems to be in denial about this fact, or, perhaps, he simply doesn't care. When my siblings and I have confronted dad about her alcoholism, he gets uncomfortable, makes excuses and changes the subject.

For years, my siblings and I have told our children that they are never to get in a car with her because she is an "unsafe driver."

The children are now coming to an age where they are asking questions, wondering why they can't get into a car with her, why she acts the way she does (falling, stumbling, slurring words, going to bed very...

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