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Monday, 6 March 2017

Are women increasingly at risk of addiction?

Are women increasingly at risk of addiction?
- "It kind of crept up on me," said Maynard, 63, whose novel about a single mother with a wine dependence, Under the Influence, came out in paperback in November. "The way I was drinking is the way a lot of women drink and don't see it as any kind of problem. And for a lot of them, it may not be a problem. It wasn't the quantity; it was the space wine occupied in my life. I could tell it was occupying an unhealthy one. I was using it increasingly as a comfort and a reliever of stress. I would say, 'I'm not going to drink,' and then I would."