It pays to know whether someone that you love or are acquainted with is addicted to alcohol. Most people do not realize that they have a drinking problem. They might not even drink a lot during drinking sessions. They might even go for long periods between their drinking episodes. Such people might be addicted to alcohol even when they do not drink daily. There are some signs that help you to know if someone is an alcoholic.
A sign that is going to tell you that you might be addicted to alcohol is if you cannot stop drinking or if you have no control over the amount of alcohol you drink. The fact that you have no control over the amount of alcohol you take is a good indicator that alcohol has mastered you. The fact that your drinking is done to bring you an effect means that you are very likely addicted. Alcoholics drink for effects.