I don’t know where to put this. I need info about long term alcoholism. Maybe you can post here or pm me. I hope this is ok. My main question is what to expect. Although I know all cases are likely different. Thirty years ago we became friends with another couple. They live in another state. We see them about once a year. They have great , successful careers. We noted from the beginning...they drank a lot. Him especially. Fast forward...they switched from hard liquor to wine 5-10 years ago. They are in their mid sixties. He drinks constantly. As near as we can tell (although we think he is hiding a lot) a little at lunch and a lot at dinner and after dinner. He has two drinks before dinner. about 3 with dinner and then a dessert type alcoholic drink. And then might (often) go to a bar afterward and have another. He keeps a bottle in his hotel room. She drinks similarly, but a lighter version. He admitted to me recently that he had to have a procedure and Percocet didn’t kill the pain. Huh? Unsure what they had to give him. She is doing very well in her career. He is faltering a little. But he is older and has health concerns on top of the drinking. He has trouble walking. Sometimes shuffles. Is usually just sort of slowish. They never ever discuss the drinking. And we avoid discussing it. She has showed signs of trying to cut back. He might be getting worse. He has no interest in cutting back. Only once or twice in the 30 years have o ever seen him get a little loud or grouchy. He is usually fine. Sometimes a little “happy” when he has had a lot. 1. What can we expect down the road for him health wise? Will the problems walking likely worsen? 2. Do we dare say anything? I do worry. Thank you.