I am worried that a lot of people are self-medicating with alcohol right now. I know that I personally have always avoided drinking a lot – it is rare for me to have even a full glass of wine. This is because I know I have an addictive personality. But for people who don’t know this about themselves and yet who have a history of addiction in their family, it is surely a bad sign that my Facebook feed is filled with teachers joking about how people should drop off wine on their porches so that they can better cope with the realities of teaching online and trying to make it work for their students. Be careful, folks. Addiction will sneak up on you. Especially if it runs in your family.

%d bloggers like this: