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This paper was done for a compulsive behaviors class I was to pick a behaviour which I have had some connection to and write on it I was to include at least 3 references with my paper My topic was on my experiences with an alcoholic father Compulsive Behaviours - Alcoholism My father was an early riser who got our breakfast ready while we were getting ready for school But for himself he was very different a cup of black coffee a donut and a cigarette At night he sat in his lazy boy chair watching sports or the news and eating Dutch chocolate or handfuls of fresh popcorn He was drawn to things that he enjoyed like metal to a magnet His indulgences when I think of them now seem like that of a child unrestrained by shoulds or shouldnts If he wanted to eat the whole box of chocolates he did--with gusto And he schooled me in his enthusiasms teaching me to swirl my melted chocolate into my ice cream to grill cheese sandwiches or to keep candy beside my bed He was no more embarrassed by these excesses than he was by his gray hair at age 40 Except for one He loved to drink Im not sure I knew how much until I hit drinking age myself although there were several signs Whether it was the strong smell of liquor when he kissed me goodnight after returning home from an evening out the flow of alcohol at my parents parties or the array of rye and ice left behind after cocktails with friends my sisters and I would taste the contents of each glass But my father also associated drinking with a bunch of things respectable people didnt do and if John Doe down the road had a drinking problem then John Doe was an unaccountable irresponsible bum who was going nowhere in life and to hell after he
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