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Been trying to stay sober for 6 months now, have relapsed 3 times. Last summer I fell due to drinking and hit my head so hard I had a brain bleed and a
that was years ago. Parents and grandparents died within 5 wks. Turned to drinking.Starting drinking a LOT. still kept up with work kids, etc. but was
I was living a junkie lifestyle, only with alcohol. I know the struggles and how people deal with them. I sure as shit lost a lot of years at the bottom
My husband is an alcoholic, I think he's a functioning alcoholic, he holds a job but he has had many jobs in the ten years I've known him. He has had this
What are some reading resources related to sobriety, dry drunk syndrome, recovery etc? My significant other is 20 years sober but not much growth due to
Last night I met a friend for dinner and had two glasses of wine. I was on my way home after, and told myself I would have one more and stopped at this
My husband comes in the house long enough to tell me about his day at work and then spends every evening either out in the garage drinking or takes the
When is it justified to leave forever? Is alcoholism really out of the addict's control? Do alcoholics deserve compassion as any ill person does? If yes,
When we met he drank frequently. He soon stopped because I didn't like it. For a few years things were great. He barely drank and when he did, it was just
Your husband is problematically drinking and in denial. Set boundaries you can enforce. Get outside support for yourself. Therapy, Al-Anon, family and friends...
How do I help my alcoholic boyfriend get better? What about me? First I would begin by educating yourself. Attend an Al-Anon meeting, or get counseling....
What should I include in a letter to my girlfriend about her alcoholism? Express your love and concern, set boundaries. You have a right to feel happy and safe.
I wonder about my step-father, who recently died of congestive heart failure. He was an alcoholic for years but in the last 10-15 years of his life he
He has been drinking hard liquor every day for over 10 years. He never appears drunk, but his hands tremble, and he smells of old liquor. Is he an alcoholic?
What exactly is the sponsor’s responsibilities? My husband of 30 years moved out and says he needs to get approval from his sponsor before he can speak with me? Is this normal?
One of the hardest parts in the recovery process is earning the trust of family members. It may be useful to have an agreed-upon plan for steps to take if there is a suspicion...
The struggles of anxiety disorders are one of the main reasons that people turn to alcohol and drugs; they are trying to find relief from pain or stress, or an untreated mental illness. Counseling....
It is important to take the time to care for yourself and understand what kept you in this relationship. He was in a relationship with alcohol, not you. Support groups like Al-Anon....
Mental health concerns and alcohol use should be viewed and treated together, as they are intertwined through a cycle. Having the self-awareness to seek treatment and be accepting of help and support is the first step towards thriving in your journey in recovery.
This is a decision that you have to make as an individual. Offer your support, and remind him how much you believe in him. This will give him a foundation if he…
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