They don’t exaggerate when they tell you of pre-teens bumming cigarettes at nine years old and quickly becoming hooked and the habit lingers on into adulthood. The same can be said for alcohol, teenagers trying their first drink at fifteen years of age and the habit stays with them for longer than expected. Nobody starts off wanting to be a drug addict or an alcoholic. But this things happen! Lots of folks are sucked in to alcoholism everyday. The downfall of alcoholism is too long to enumerate right now and can become the hardest thing that you ever have to fight in your life.