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I Am In Love With An Alcoholic

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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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    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 1 Response Dec 6, 2012

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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 Sep 30, 2014

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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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    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 1 day ago

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    boneknuckleskin boneknuckleskin 26-30, M Jun 2, 2014

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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 18-21 2 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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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 Aug 5, 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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    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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