Children get influenced by their parents or other family members and start with the habit of drinking. Emotional distress and parental influence are the main reasons to start off with the habit. In order to handle the increasing misery which is caused due to many problems (financial and family) youngsters resort to the drinking of alcohol. At first it provides them a sense of relief but a point comes when the distress begin to mount all over again.
People start the habit of drinking due to many reasons which mainly include emotional distress. According to some theories drinking of alcohol provides relief to increasing stress. A time comes when a person feels like evading himself from the reality and that is the time when he gets the urge to drink. Drinking of alcohol is commonly found amongst the young generation. This is because young people start the drinking process thinking that it would lead to the betterment of their frame of mind. Recent research has proved that if alcohol does not satisfy one’s emotional needs then it can lead to the usage of more alcohol. To further prove this, a ten year model research was conducted to find out about the relationship between alcohol consumption and the coping up with emotional distress. The ten year model showed that if drinking helped in coping with the emotional distress the consumption of alcohol increased but if it did not the consumption decreased. (Holahan, Moos, Holahan, Cronkite, & Randall 194)
The relationship between a child and parent is an important one and the parent is a great source of influence for the child. Through the observation of ancestral and parental habits children pick up the influential practices. Research has shown that the relationship of drinking between parents and children is highly related (Herd 355).
Due to working stress and other factors including accessibility of alcohol during working hours employees are