It's like drinking in general. It depends on the person and the situation. If we're talking 18 to 20-year olds dealing with the stresses of teenage and college life, then yeah I think it's fine. If it's a kid starting at 11 or 12 because his father or mother does it is when you have a real problem.
Not in the US; it is too taboo (although I do think if one is old enough to join the military they are old enough to drink). In other countries, however, underage "children" are taught to sample wine, beer and sometimes liqueurs at the dinner table. It teaches them to savor the taste without getting intoxicated. But drinking just to get wasted? No good for anyone, especially the very young.
I think that drinking as a whole is bad. Now if this is done at your own home where you will not be on the road, then I'm fine with it. If it's done at a bar and you have a ride home, then that's also fine.
My biggest problem is people who drink, are of age, and they get behind the wheel and drive. There have been too many accidents and deaths from intoxicated drivers. This needs to stop.
So I don't really think that underage drinking is a "problem." What is a problem is people who can't handle their alcohol and if they are irresponsible.
by Jack Hazen 6 years ago
What should you do?Just found them this morning after she left for school.Let's see. We have Jack Daniel's. Crown Royal. Dewar's White Label. And Tangueray London Dry Gin.She won't be home from school, so I have about 8 hours to plot a strategy.
by cre8ivOne 7 years ago
Do you think it's okay to take your underage child into a bar to listen to the music?
by Efficient Admin 9 months ago
Is it okay to avoid family members that you just don't like?If you just can't seem to get along with parents or siblings, etc... and just can't get along and enjoy each other's company, is it okay to avoid them altogether? What if you disown them?
by fonny 8 years ago
I think we've all seen it . Parents who willingly buy alcohol and cigarettes for their kids. Its irresponsible and i think quite stupid.The excuse being "I'd rather they do it here then anywhere else"I mean, if thats the case why not just let them go out. Its doing the same amount of...
by john.jackson 7 years ago
A drinking laws much more serious in America than the UK? as in underage etcI've heard that in most areas you have to be over 21 and that if you are caught it is taken very seriously? as apposed to the UK
by Shygurl713 8 years ago
if my boyfriend wants to stop drinking, okay and he wants to be sober for now on what do i do...because when he wants a beer but doesnt want to drink it becuase he wants to change and he stars to shake is that normal, he has been drinking since he was 15 yrs old what can i do for him to get help?
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