a man who works while drinking is a high functioning alcoholic

Are You a High-Functioning Alcoholic?

You can be an alcoholic and lead an outwardly successful life. In fact, many high-level professionals fall under the category of what experts call a high-functioning alcoholic. These are folks that essentially lead two lives: the public one where they hold well-respected careers (doctors, pilots, lawyers, executives, entrepreneurs, Wall Street brokers, etc.) and the private…