What Kavanaugh’s Hearing Teaches Us About Society’s Stance On Alcohol

Last Thursday, the world watched the extremely controversial Supreme Court nomination hearing of Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

We heard many things. One of them being the climactic testimony of sexual-assault survivor, Professor Christine Blasey Ford. And no matter what side you take, it was extremely brave of the 51-year-old to stand in front of a panel of Senators and press to share her personal matters of what happened to her.

However, once her testimony was over and Kavanaugh started to give his own testimony and defend himself, the questions that I heard about his drinking seemed eerily familiar. As an alcoholic myself, along with alcoholism taking precedence over the backbone of my family tree, I could only relate what was going on in that courtroom to my own experience. Read more here.