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I Am In Love With An Alcoholic

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    In Love W/ An Alcoholic

        My boyfriend and I have been together for a year now. Ever sense I was 13, we have wanted to be together, but wasn't aloud to at the time because he was four years older.  So we both dated other people and eventually got our chance.     Now...
    LosingMyself27 LosingMyself27 16-17 Aug 23, 2009

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    I Need Help

    I met him in a bar! I fell in love with him almost immediately and did not realize that drinking, gambling and bar socializing were his life. Four years , and many, many dramatic scenes later, I am defeated. We shared a commonlaw marriage and now I just got a commonlaw divorce...
    samiblues samiblues 41-45 2 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    We have only known each other

    for 3 months. I never believed in love at first sight until I met this man. Things were amazing for the first month. He painted this great picture of himself, but it was a facade. He lied about everything. We lived in different states so it was easy for him to hide it from me...
    enchantingwisdom enchantingwisdom 26-30, F 1 Response May 26, 2014

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    I Am So Proud Of Her, My Dear And Beautiful Friend,

    I fell in love with her over three years ago. She was my boss. It was the beginning of 2009. Because she was my boss, I knew I was standing no chance...plus, she was a woman, and so was I... I had been with women before but I knew she had not...anyway....there was more to the...
    cedanuli cedanuli 36-40 May 16, 2012

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    Over It But Sad

    I recently broke up with my ex of 3 1/2 years he is an alcoholic. He and I have a 6 month old son together it has only been a week but I can’t stop thinking of him. He drinks 8-10 16oz Budweiser a day there’s not many days he sober anymore. I love him with all my heart but I...
    Shana31 Shana31 31-35 2 Responses Dec 6, 2012

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    boneknuckleskin boneknuckleskin 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 2, 2014

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    I have been in a relationship

    for 9 years with a man I truly love and couldn't see my life without. However, I feel he truly is an alcoholic, although I never saw it before, maybe I was in denial. In 2009, he was arrested for drunk driving, there were circumstances and he was upset, later he told me he was...
    karma553 karma553 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2014

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    I have been married now

    for over 24 years. My husband was always a drinker but never like in the past 4 years. When he retired from the Service he lost a part of himself and started drinking heavily every night. Of course we would argue and fight whenever I would say something about it but he'd just...
    ParaKlio ParaKlio 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2014

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    I have my 1st Al non meeting tonight.

    . I am nervous.. I should have gone along time ago..but I love him and our daughter.. I think it would be good to go.. has anyone else gone to an Al non meeting? any tips or suggestions ? thanks..
    missjdragon20 missjdragon20 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Ahhhhhhhhh!!!! In Several Ways!

    I've been single for eight years! I've had devoted "friends with benefits". Lol. This last May I thought I had finally given up on EVER finding "the one". Then , one night , while searching online for a "date", he finds me. I immediately fall in love with his rugged and...
    Stinkypuffy Stinkypuffy 36-40, F Aug 29, 2012

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    Can't Believe I Did It Again.....

    I picked ANOTHER bad person to date...guhh how am I so good at this?? I seriously need to be on a gameshow called "How to Destroy Your Life." I've been dating my partner for 6 months now, going on 7. I moved in a month ago to help her out since her roommate left. Since I moved...
    brokenheaart brokenheaart 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2013

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    Can't Handle the Pain Anymore

    I met my lover whom we will call heartbreaker. I just left his place and to my surprise i kicked a chair across the room and yelled out loud that i was a very stupid person. This was not me. I have never showed anger and frusteration like this. Calling myself stupid was to let...
    fearfull fearfull 36-40 3 Responses Mar 14, 2009

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    I hate being near with drunk people.

    I find it annoying. Especially if it's my boyfriend. My bf soon to be husband like to get wasted. He's acting like some college boys. He'd acting very rude sometimes. And annoying. I don't drink at all. So can u imagine i have to deal with this **** every time we go out to...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 30, 2014

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    I'm in love with an alcoholic.

    I always have and always will love him.. despite the nasty things he said when drunk.. he done believe rumors.. I know he loves me I never question his love.. he is a very good man when sober... he is smart clever and good with cars and making about anything... 5yrs ago I asked...
    missjdragon20 missjdragon20 26-30, F Jan 27

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    Confusion

    It all started as something not so serious, just one of those relationships you're in just to be in. But over the two years I've grown to love him. By the time I realized he was an alcoholic it was too late, I was already in too deep to leave. Things got really bad, most of the...
    Unknownwriter123 Unknownwriter123 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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    Done

    It took 3 years for me to leave. I enabled, I mothered, I punished, I coddled. Not once did I try to get him professional help. I've thought that maybe I should have tried harder. Now I realize that it would not have mattered what I did. I was not a trained professional. I...
    Heathery Heathery 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 12, 2009

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    My boyfriend, when we first started dating a

    little more than a year ago, had a very bad drinking problem. Nearly everyday of the week he was getting drunk off of beer and liquor. As the months went on, he started to slow down. He does drink on the weekends, and rarely drinks on weekdays now. However, even though he...
    WeArePilots WeArePilots 18-21, F 1 Response May 11

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    Fell in love with him three years ago.

    Was the only person that I ever hoped for marriage and kids with. Unfortunately his addiction to alcohol began to unravel. I broke up with him a yr ago and have spent that time trying to move forward. Therapy, yoga, meditation, dating, vacations, shopping, grieving...nothing...
    sfkt0724 sfkt0724 31-35, F Feb 25, 2014

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    I Can't Live With Or Without Him!!

    It all started at Safeway. I was working as an undercover shopper catching shop lifters and Johnny bought dinner from the deli that night. We chatted briefly by the chip aisle - small talk about favorite chips. He chose Creamy Dill. (His nick name sometimes!) I was extremely...
    Sar23ah Sar23ah 22-25, F Oct 7, 2009

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    This is my dilema and the most obvious is that it is NOT a dilema but the feelings I have makes everything feel so wrong. I in a sense do know the person I am inlove with, but I...
    LoveUnite LoveUnite 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Known her for about 12 years now since elementary school. Had a crush on her previously back in middle school but that translated to a very tight friendship over time. We are spend...
    razorbum razorbum 22-25 6 days ago

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    Known her for about 12 years now since elementary school. Had a crush on her previously back in middle school but that translated to a very tight friendship over time. We are spend...
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    My husband and I have been together since we were 15 years old. We married at 20. I am now pushing 28. We have three young kids (5,3,2). I am not in love with him like I once was...
    PurpleOrchids PurpleOrchids 26-30, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Yes. I've been with my boyfriend for 5 months and he is so unbelievably sweet and I love him. But he says he wants to spend the rest of his life with me. And in one way I want that...
    josieyoung101 josieyoung101 16-17, F a week ago

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    I was just a small 6th grade kid who had terrible self-esteem issues. It comes with the territory when your father used to terrify you, when he would beat you for the most trivial...
    S1NK1LL3R S1NK1LL3R 22-25, M Aug 23

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    I am in love,with someone I cant have. it took me months to just even recognize the feelings, how can I love somebody I never thought I would even like? a complete opposite to what...
    bujji14 bujji14 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    This is one of those stories that seems as I it is make believe. As I am in love with my best friend, whom I have known for nearly ten years now, having met him in the last year of...
    Karmimiyan Karmimiyan 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    My Heart Is Breaking...it's horrible being in love with someone you can't be sure exists. I've never told anyone my story because I know my peers would never understand. Ever...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 20

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    i don't think i am in love with magnus bane: i am in love with him. and i hate how most people only see him as the bisexual warlock. he is literally so strong, and if anyone was...
    xnikkkix xnikkkix 13-15, F Aug 19

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    More like my close friend... The whole I started talking to him was because I had a crush on him, and I never spoken t Anton my crushes before so it seemed like a good idea (to get...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15 2 Responses Aug 18

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    i met this guy on zoosks dating site.i was a little sceptical about it ,because i have never met any one online before.we talked on the phone for hours.then I found out that we had...
    sherriexyz sherriexyz 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I love the night with a passion. I love it as my own lover, my own country, with a deep and unshakable love. I love with all of my senses, my whole body wants to be caressed by it...
    Gavriella Gavriella 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 17

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    I'm madly in love with someone that's overaged. so unless I move to a state where it's legal *cough* JAPAN *cough *cough
    Thtguywitglasses Thtguywitglasses 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    I'm in love with my friends boyfriend she has everything and I have nothing.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 17

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    Heart Therapy Hi, everyone. :) I hope you're all doing well. <3 Last night, I found a video with a technique that really works. The technique is called "Heart Therapy" and it...
    Yalanda Yalanda 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    am I? or is of obsession? or do I really even care, anymore? idk? my moods change so much! right now, I'd say....nah, I'm over it. I'm fine, and then something triggers n awakens...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 Response Aug 17

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    I am completely, maddeningly in love with my boyfriend. He's 23 years older than me, although a lot of the time we forget that. Sometimes we're both 7, giggling and playing video...
    EvilLittleWolf EvilLittleWolf 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    There was a time when you made me feel like I was on top of the world. I'm still in love with you to an extent but mostly I just want to say you were the hardest thing on this...
    pearl26ab pearl26ab 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    I'm in love with a girl named Justina Johnson or at least I feel like I have rlly deep feelings for her but I don't know if she likes me or not what should I do?
    anshaw anshaw 13-15, F Aug 16

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    Why just why... Do I love with my whole heart? Every time I fall for someone I always get my heart broken. My heart has been broken 6 times before... maybe I should stop giving my...
    Artisticwizard Artisticwizard 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 15