Alcohol addiction can have a significant impact on families, as it can cause strained relationships, financial difficulties, and emotional distress. Family members may experience feelings of shame, guilt, or anger due to their loved one’s addiction, and may also find themselves having to provide care and support for the addicted individual. In some cases, family members may also develop codependency, which is when they become overly involved in the addicted person’s life and neglect their own needs. It is important for family members to seek support and resources to help them cope with the effects of alcohol addiction on their lives. This may involve individual therapy, family therapy, or support groups such as Al-Anon.