This is a visit that you are both looking forward to and dreading.
Although you are very anxious to see your college girlfriend, you also know that she and her family are not in the best spot right now. Although you have not visited your friend in more than a year, you know from phone calls and texts that she is struggling with her oldest son.
Back at home after a failed marriage of five years, your college friend and her husband are dealing with an adult son who is an alcoholic. He refuses to go in for treatment and your friend refuses to give up, but the reality of having an adult alcoholic in your home is frightening. The parents are worried about leaving their son home alone on a weekend for fear that harm could come to there son, but the greatest concern is about drinking and driving. And while t