I Am Married to a Recovering Alcoholic

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    What Can I Expect

    Ok so awhile ago I came to the realization that if I want to be happy it is my responsibility.Therefore I surround myself with positive things and people and try not to depend on others much other than God because He promises to be everything I need and to be there for me always...
    doneitagain doneitagain
    51-55, F
    1 Response Sep 27, 2012

    How Do I Stop?

    Ok I admit it I am a fixer.When people have issues I have to help especially if they are unhappy because of them.I mean I hate seeing people unhappy because I have been there and know what it feels like.But usually the people who need help most don't want it.
    doneitagain doneitagain
    51-55, F
    Nov 17, 2012

    My Wife Is A Recovering Alcoholic, Who Love Like Crazy, But What About My Support

    Hello, I have been married for 11 years, the first 8 I would say were just about as perfect as one could hope for. I have two fantastic boys, 8 and 4, and I love my wife like crazy still. Over the past 2.5 years, my wife unfortunately has has some significant medical issues...
    2kids2boot 2kids2boot
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jun 17, 2012

    Going Crazy

    His mood swings have got to go.He left in a great mood then 3 hrs later I call his work asking him to do me a favorite and he was snappy.I don't deserve to be treated this way.Life is not all about what he wants or doesn't want.I wish he would grow up already.
    doneitagain doneitagain
    51-55, F
    Oct 18, 2012

    Christmas Eve

    Was looking coward to the holidays and spending two days with my husband.we were having a party at work but I knew I wouldn't be there long .In the meantime my husband was going to a cigarette shop near his work and helping repair a door.I got home about 1 hr after I left but no...
    doneitagain doneitagain
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Dec 25, 2012

    Character Defects

    Ok so until I looked this up I really had no idea of the impact this could cause.Looks like my husband has borderline personality disorder.At least as far as the criteria suggests.Another thing to work with, oh boy.Anyone else struggling?
    doneitagain doneitagain
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Nov 19, 2012

    Am Married To A Newly Recovering Alcoholic An He Is Very Distant From Me And Depressed And Is Not Interested In Intimacy At All I Feel Like He Sobered Up And Realized He Doesnt Want To Be With Me Any More

    I am married to s newly recovering alcoholic and he is so distant from me and depressed and is not interested in intimacy any longer I feel like he sobered up and realized hr does not want to be with me any longer I feel like he is angry with me
    ss1027 ss1027
    41-45, F
    Apr 26, 2013

    Finding Help And Support

    As we know living with an alcoholic whether sober or not is no easy task but there is a site to help make it easier.It is Alcoholic 's Friend. Com.It has awesome articles that are truly helpful to keeping your sanity.Also check out recoverygifts.net.
    doneitagain doneitagain
    51-55, F
    Dec 10, 2012
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