How to manage a drunk relative
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Situations vary among adult family members of people who drink too much. You might be a drinker yourself, or you may have decided not to follow in your relatives' footsteps, but dealing with an older relative who is often drunk—whether it's a parent, uncle, aunt, or grandparent—will always feel challenging, even when you love the person dearly. As you get older, you may find that your roles become reversed. You may need to take care of them and set boundaries and expectations about their behavior, a shift that will probably not feel completely natural to either of you. Understanding how to approach these situations and conversations helps.
DescriptionThis is an open peer-reviewed article available at https://www.verywellmind.com/managing-drunk-relatives-4164329