The United States struggles with imparting its drinking culture to the young. As one of the few countries with a twenty-one-and-over drinking age, teenagers usually don’t discover the wonders of booze until college. On campus, fraternity parties and dorm drinking inevitably lead to excess. Freshmen get drunk, get sick, and learn about their tolerances with each can of Natty Light and cup of jungle juice.
To confront this, parents should start incorporating wine and beer into the family dinner during high school.
Of course, that’s if teenagers even want to drink alcohol. They may just want to smoke weed and play video games.
Unfortunately, kids today spend more time in front of a screen than any other generation, whether the device is a TV, mobile phone, or computer screen.
Our youths mostly play it safe. Instead of drinking, smoking tobacco, and exercising, these teenagers play video games.
According to a survey of 13,000 high school students: