Blaq Status - Black Entertainment News and Blogs - One in five adult Americans have stayed with an alcoholic relative while growing up. In general, these children are at higher danger for having psychological issues than children whose parents are not alcoholics. Alcohol dependence runs in households, and children of alcoholics are four times more likely than other children to develop into alcoholics themselves. A child being raised by a parent or caretaker who is dealing with alcohol abuse might have a Mon, 04 Sep 2017 10:20:36 UTC en