The former Coronation Street actor admitted that he “found an excuse to have a drink” during an open conversation with his younger 32-year-old twin brothers Adam and Scott.
Ryan, 36, said on the Mancs on the Mic podcast, “I literally just find an excuse to have a drink.
“It’s like everything is all or nothing, so it’s not even like having a couple of drinks. I drink two bottles of red wine and ask myself: “Why?”
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“I have to get up tomorrow and I have a routine with Roman and Lucy and I have responsibilities and I have jobs to focus on.” ”
Ryan – who has son Roman with fiancé Lucy Mecklenburgh – admitted to struggling with the “constant struggle”.
He added, “It’s just a constant fighter and I hate it, I hate myself for it.”
The conversation prompted his brother Adam to delve into his own relationship with alcohol.
The former ‘Emmerdale’ star said, “It’s not even every weekend – it’s an excuse to have a drink.
“I remember growing up and we all saw our mother – she literally drank a bottle of wine every night.
“And I would just think, ‘How do you sit alone on the couch and drink a bottle of wine, a glass of wine in front of the TV?’ And I’ve turned into that person. “
Early last year, “Love Island” star Scott sobered up to “break the cycle” while her mother Gail Waring stopped drinking.
Ryan doesn’t think he’ll ever quit because he really enjoys the social side, although he doesn’t want alcohol to “take over” his life.
However, Adam added, “I have to do something about tThe former Coronation Street actor admitted he “found an excuse to have a drink” during an open conversation with his younger 32-year-old twin brothers Adam and Scott.before it is too late. “