<blockquote><b>Quoting Angel Mommaa:</b>" In your opinion what constitutes as alcohol abuse or dependency? Does having to have a drink... Or 4,5, ... [snip!] ... 4,5, etc EVERY night when you come from work and drinking every weekend overdoing it? Or is it just trying to blow off steam?"</blockquote>
Its abuse if it affects your life, job or relationship... I have a link to my Addiction Support thread on my profile, its very helpful!