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Cravings and denial….

Couldn’t have said it better myself, having parented three kids…

My point is that we learn to crave what we are denied. It’s a perversity of human nature, but it’s also rather universal.”

Dr. Vaillant compared 136 men who were alcoholics with men
who were not. Those who grew up in families where alcohol was forbidden
at the table, but was consumed away from the home, apart from food,
were seven times more likely to be alcoholics that those who came from
families where wine was served with meals but drunkenness was not
tolerated.He concluded that teenagers should be taught to enjoy wine with
family meals, and 25 years later Dr. Vaillant stands by his

Taken from Craving and denial

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