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I Am a Functioning Alcoholic

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    Am I Alone?

    I love to drink about 3 times a week, not liquor but beer as i have more control on it.?????am i alone?
    Outsidedog Outsidedog 41-45 4 Responses Jan 29, 2009

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    I honestly truly hate alcoholics. I grew up with an alcoholic dad. And all of my brothers and sisters grew up to be alcoholics. I am the black sheep who doesn't drink...
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    I'm new here. I just thought I could share my little experience, and thought this might help to clear my mind, I'm 14 btw. I feel alone most of the time, my mom is an alcoholic and...
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    Its hard to admit that my father is an alcoholic, i don't know why it's so hard for me to admit that when he has no problem admitting that he is an alcoholic. I just wish i could...
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    I feel like I'm in a constant battle with my alcoholic father. I'm 27, living on my own and far away from him. But I struggle with how to maintain communication with him that he so...
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    Isn't this a story I'm a 55 year old mani started drinking at the age of 11 by 13 I was drinking regularly too often by 15 I could down a bottle of jack in three drinks I have been...
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    My son, who came close to estranging me after his mother and I divorced largely due to my alcoholism, had been emotionally scarred so deeply by my actions that he had decided he...
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    Staying angry at people. Normal people GET angry. I STAY angry. People get mad and after that they either forget or forgive the person they are mad at. At my relatively young age...
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    I'm never seen as the bad one, just the good guy, the nice guy, the people who cross paths with me find themselves isolated, focused on me, the ones who try to hurt me end up...
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    I'm hungry for something more, everyday the things I use to keep myself focused and away from boredom become more and more dull. It's not enough anymore, I need a life, I need an...
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    Why anyone glorifies psychopathy I'm totally clueless. Why would you ever want to think and feel like me, sometimes I wish I could be blind like everyone else but other times tell...
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    Another interesting video about us : http://youtu.be/pROu77TvZzA Might be a little mainstream, try to bear with it.
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    People worship me. I surround myself with open-minded, smart people. I enjoy their strong personalities; the way they want to get everyone's approval. They're so easy. I...
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