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Do You Drink Alcohol With Your Parents?

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Advah Advah 6 years
Wackdoodle, I can relate to that. I recently completely stopped drinking most alcohols for health reasons and my parents were very sad I wasn't drinking with them around Xmas time!
Lauren3185 Lauren3185 6 years
Nothing better than to share a bottle of wine with my mom and gossip. Those are always my favorite nights with her. Also my parents were always very cool about drinking when I grew up - educating me on responsibility and letting me have a glass of wine with dinner in high school, ect. I think it made me a lot more responsible when I got older because it was never a novelty.
Lauren3185 Lauren3185 6 years
Nothing better than to share a bottle of wine with my mom and gossip. Those are always my favorite nights with her. Also my parents were always very cool about drinking when I grew up - educating me on responsibility and letting me have a glass of wine with dinner in high school, ect. I think it made me a lot more responsible when I got older because it was never a novelty.
muse2323 muse2323 6 years
My parents are known for their margarita parties.
verily verily 6 years
My mother barely drinks, but I'll sit and drink a beer with my dad.
PrincessLtrain PrincessLtrain 6 years
Absolutely! The better question might be when do I NOT drink with my parents? In addition, my bonding time with my grams always involves a martini. It's awesome.
flavacrisp flavacrisp 6 years
only my mom. dad does not drink.
sourcherries sourcherries 6 years
spectra, xxstardust, and wackdoodle--your parents sound cool and responsible about way to teach kids about alcohol. Wish all parents were that way. Maybe then kids would have less of a need to do ridiculous "coming of age" drinking events.
amybdk amybdk 6 years
One of my goals every time I see my family is to get my parents at least a LITTLE tipsy! So fun.
betty-kraker betty-kraker 6 years
my parents never his parents we have a bottle of wine every time we have dinner
secondstar secondstar 6 years
I'll have a drink out at dinner or wine at the holidays, but I do feel a little odd drinking around them. There is a history of substance abuse in my family and I once got in trouble for underage drinking in college, so I don't want them getting the wrong impression.
amandaaa amandaaa 6 years
my parents don't drink. i'm 21, and i've only ordered an alcoholic drink twice when i was with them.
mek123 mek123 6 years
Neither of my parents ever drank much but when my dad was going through chemo when I was in high school, I would drink wine with him. He passed away before I was 21. Now if I'm out with my mom and want a drink, I'll have one.
sweetpeabrina sweetpeabrina 6 years
My parents don't drink and have thrown absolute fits when someone has ordered a glass of wine at a restaurant. When I used to serve tables, they were very upset that I had to learn about different types of beverages. They won't even sit near the bar at a restaurant. I even got lectured a few months ago after my mom saw a picture of me with a glass of wine at the table. It's a bit ridiculous but to each their own.
wackdoodle wackdoodle 6 years
Gotta go way back on this because both my parents are dead. My parents intentionally made sure that none of their 5 kids thought that alcohol was taboo or forbidden. So when I was little as far back as I can remember if I wanted a drink of beer with my beer I only had to ask, if I wanted wine or champagne I only had to ask and we'd have a small glass together. Same with my dad. It seemed to work because alcohol was never a lure for me to go to parties in middle school or high school, I could have whatever I wanted with my parents even in restaurants. I remember when I was 10 I made friends with a girl who's family was straight outta Sicily. I went to dinner at their house and wine flowed freely even to us 10 year olds. Her father was very proud of the wine he served because it was from their home village in Sicily. I stumbled home some 4 hours later after the multi-course dinner. I thought my mom or dad would scold me instead they were like "was the food good?" How was the wine?" Apparently the girl's mom had called my mom and said that they serve wine w/ dinner and asked in advance if it was ok for me to how some w/ the family. My mom said no problem only she wanted an invite to one of their traditional Sicilian dinners. Next time I went to dinner at their house my mom went too. We had a great super long dinner and loads of wonderful wine. My mom and the girl's parents talked as best they could about why the believe that children should be taught by their parents to drink not by strangers. If its not taboo then your child will talk to you about it was their philosophy.
wackdoodle wackdoodle 6 years
Gotta go way back on this because both my parents are dead. My parents intentionally made sure that none of their 5 kids thought that alcohol was taboo or forbidden. So when I was little as far back as I can remember if I wanted a drink of beer with my beer I only had to ask, if I wanted wine or champagne I only had to ask and we'd have a small glass together. Same with my dad.It seemed to work because alcohol was never a lure for me to go to parties in middle school or high school, I could have whatever I wanted with my parents even in restaurants.I remember when I was 10 I made friends with a girl who's family was straight outta Sicily. I went to dinner at their house and wine flowed freely even to us 10 year olds. Her father was very proud of the wine he served because it was from their home village in Sicily. I stumbled home some 4 hours later after the multi-course dinner. I thought my mom or dad would scold me instead they were like "was the food good?" How was the wine?" Apparently the girl's mom had called my mom and said that they serve wine w/ dinner and asked in advance if it was ok for me to how some w/ the family. My mom said no problem only she wanted an invite to one of their traditional Sicilian dinners. Next time I went to dinner at their house my mom went too. We had a great super long dinner and loads of wonderful wine. My mom and the girl's parents talked as best they could about why the believe that children should be taught by their parents to drink not by strangers. If its not taboo then your child will talk to you about it was their philosophy.
xxstardust xxstardust 6 years
I've always drank with my parents - my mom and I worked together at a catering company from the time I was 14, and in high school (16 or 17?) there was nothing nicer then coming home from a party around 1:30 and floating in the pool on a hot night, sipping a baybreeze and chatting with my mom. None of us - my parents or myself - are huge drinkers, but even now (less then a month from my 21st!) it's nice to sit on the deck and have a cold beer as we have a family game night, or to have a glass of wine with my mom while we're cooking or something. I learned how to drink in moderation, not to put it up on a pedestal, and enjoyed the adult activities and interaction with my parents.
xxstardust xxstardust 6 years
I've always drank with my parents - my mom and I worked together at a catering company from the time I was 14, and in high school (16 or 17?) there was nothing nicer then coming home from a party around 1:30 and floating in the pool on a hot night, sipping a baybreeze and chatting with my mom. None of us - my parents or myself - are huge drinkers, but even now (less then a month from my 21st!) it's nice to sit on the deck and have a cold beer as we have a family game night, or to have a glass of wine with my mom while we're cooking or something. I learned how to drink in moderation, not to put it up on a pedestal, and enjoyed the adult activities and interaction with my parents.
Spectra Spectra 6 years
Sure, why not? My parents drink only on special occasions anyway, but they've always instilled in us a good attitude toward drinking--never more than two drinks a day, ever. When we were in high school, my parents always let us drink on Christmas or at our birthday parties. Heck, my parents had wine at my high school graduation for me and my friends to drink. I'm kind of glad they did that because when I did turn 21, I didn't see the need to go out and get wasted.
annm16 annm16 6 years
I don't drink, but I wouldn't with my parents anyway. They're alcoholics and I don't want to be apart of that.
angelina8023 angelina8023 6 years
Of course!! I even drink with my grandparents:)
fuzzles fuzzles 6 years
My parents very rarely drink--maybe one apiece at Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners, or a beer split between the two after lawn and gardening work in the summer. So, not really!
dannysf dannysf 6 years
I do, and I love it!
dannysf dannysf 6 years
I do, and I love it!
DeviousMuse DeviousMuse 6 years
Especially now that I'm a few years out of college and seen as a "responsible young woman" - I don't think twice of it. In fact, I'm just as apt to open a bottle of wine as they are in their kitchen. And my mom always asks before she comes over to make sure I have wine on hand!
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