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I Am Married to Alcoholic

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 77 People

    My Life

    I married this wonderful man knowing he is an alcoholic.. but now I see his already flirty nature getting worse.. Hitting on waitresses and our neighbors. Hes the maintenance man and we live on property so EVERY ONE knows where we live, what we do and HIM.. He doesn't include me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 21, 2012

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    Worst Luck In The World

    Ive been married to an alcoholic for 5 years, but he doesnt think he is an alcoholic, but he has a love affair with alcohol, it feels like he is cheating onmenwhen he is drinking because, that is all that matters to him and we are nothing. We have a boy who is 2 years old and we...
    Lara085246 Lara085246 22-25 2 Responses Mar 23, 2012

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    Just Worn Out

     My husband was sober 16 years.. infact was sober several years before I even met him.. we had this fun quirky relationship full of passion and laughs...    For about 3 years he on and off drinks... and I am just at the end of my rope.  I am overweight and so...
    crystalgem crystalgem 51-55 Jul 30, 2009

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    Just Sick Of It All

    My fifteen year marriage to this alcoholic/drug addict has finally taken its toll on me. I have tried to leave him, live with him, tried everything. Nothing has worked for me.But I now have an out. My kids are grown and the grandkids are now here. So I come and stay with the kids...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F 2 Responses May 22, 2012

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    I Am An Alcoholic Magnet!

    I am married to an alcoholic.  My Father, step mother, grandparents, and last 2 husbands were alcoholics as well.  My current husband was "clean & Sober" when I married him.  We have been together 8 years, the first 2 were awsom...Then he began...
    rsutr rsutr 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 13, 2009

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    Married To A Semi Functioning Alcoholic

    My husband is able to work and hold down a job (for now). The minute he gets home or on the weekends he drinks. He is the type of person that when he drinks he gets mean and irrational. We have 2 kids and I don't know what to do. I live on pins and needles waiting for something...
    msshouldistayorgo msshouldistayorgo 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 12, 2013

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    Kicking Myself Into Action

    I gave up handwritten journals years ago, because inevitably my husband would find and read them, and my personal entries - just like every deep, dark secret I ever revealed to him in confidence - would become fodder for the next bullying session. As I'm getting older and more...
    time4planB time4planB 46-50 1 Response May 1, 2012

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    Time Again

    Again last night the husband was drunk. Instead of ignoring it and dealing with things as normal I threw a fit about him not getting up to help me put groceries away and for trying to pass out at the dinning room table. I yelled at him saying some pretty hatefully things and at...
    merrill88 merrill88 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 20, 2012

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    I Am Married To Alcoholic

    The lies a alcoholic will tell his self I cant be a drunk I don’t stumble and fall down and slurr my words. He is a alcoholic. I dont know how long my marriage will last . my ex was a drunk and a controler and abuser . I am ready to get off the train . A functional alcoholic is...
    theheartkeeper theheartkeeper 51-55, F 5 Responses Sep 3, 2013

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    Tired And Unhappy

    I am married to an alcoholic. We were together for a couple of years before getting married. We have been together for 8 years but his drinking is getting worse as time goes on.We don't have kids together, I have a son 15, he has two sons that don't live with us. He does nothing...
    downtruthere667 downtruthere667 41-45 1 Response Apr 2, 2012

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    First I Blamed The Alcohol, Then The Alcoholic And Now The Person

    I have been with the alcoholic for 17 years and married for 16. I have suffered abuse during the entire relationship. Some of the abuse that I suffered during that time, I was not even aware of it being abuse. Recently I attended an abuse support group and discovered that some...
    Eeyoremyfriend Eeyoremyfriend 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 29, 2013

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    Married to Alcoholic

    Married 9 years, pregnant with 3rd child, Husband is an Alcoholic and I feel like I'm going crazy. Long story... He has been drinking for years and blaming all of our marriage problems on me. He won't stop drinking but blames me for everything else. Mostly money issues. I have...
    Nuggetssoul Nuggetssoul 36-40 6 Responses Nov 23, 2008

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    Tired....

    Same crap, different day. I'm tired of having to take care of everything because he is drunk...again. I feel like I'm a caretaker not a wife most of the time.
    Heartline777 Heartline777 36-40, F Aug 6, 2013

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    He Just Don't Get It.

    When he drinks he says hurtful things. He is always telling me if I don't like him drinking than leave. What is wrong with him. Does he love me or does he keep me around to take care of his 8 yr old daughter?
    mistypswald mistypswald 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 23, 2012

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    My husband is out walking in the cold

    because he drank an entire bottle of vodka this evening and forgot to deposit money to pay rent. I am super frustrated because he is recovering from a craniotomy and shouldn't be drinking at all. His father is an alcoholic and he is too. I was actually hoping that with the gap...
    Countrychicky Countrychicky 26-30 Dec 1, 2014

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    I Am So Trapped

    As I sit here today the tears finally stop as his words cut straight into my heart.I struggled but went to church this morning. Wonderful.Home=hellI was forced to sit here and listen to him ramble on and on about hitting me, oh it was a pat on the head.as I am forced to listen to...
    mommaceitta mommaceitta 51-55, F 2 Responses May 27, 2012

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    Our Life So Far

    I am a 23 year old mother of two children, a 4 year old son and a 3 year old daughter and I am married to a man who is 23 himself that is an alcoholic. We are childhood sweethearts and best friends. Since the age of 7 my husband and I have been best friends and lovers since we...
    merrill88 merrill88 22-25, F Sep 19, 2012

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    DO YOU HAVE AN OUT OF CONTROL LOVED ONE BEHAVING SO BADLY THAT THEY ARE A DANGER TO YOU OR THEMSELVES? Are they sex addicts, gamblers, runaway teenagers, cult members or gang affiliated? Do they have weird obsessions? Are they hoarders or extreme addicts? DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT...
    FamilyRescue FamilyRescue 26-30 Jan 24, 2013

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    Done

    I am so sick of being in this relationship. He messes around on me he verbally abuses me and I can't take it. I feel ill just hearing his voice. I am also physically ill due to the stress. Every night he drinks. I am gonna loose everthing because of this man.
    Beautytrose Beautytrose 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2012

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    My Life

    I married when I was 18 years old, my spouce was dischard from the ervice I droped out of school.I knew he drank but didn't know what Alcholicsm meant. I started trying to stop him from drinking ,, having my 3 childen, tying to be a good mother , life was indeed hard. In what...
    sevier777 sevier777 66-70, T 2 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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    ugh I feel so helpless... As the daughter of my alcoholic mother, I feel q sense of both anger and complete sadness. I feel angered because of the pain she has made me endure over...
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    I am married and I feel like my wife has lost her passion for life and adventurous side and I hate that I'm starting to feel the need to look for someone to fill the void I've...
    Timriddell Timriddell 26-30, M 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Beat this story! Am now 57 married for 22. yrs 2 kids 18 and 15. In high profile military career..... Been gay forever. She found emails 15 years ago and I said I'm bi. She Is ok...
    Scottnla888 Scottnla888 56-60, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am a married dude looking to conversate and chat with another married dude hmu..
    BANG29 BANG29 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    My husband and I have been married for almost three years. We have been together for just about seven years. I love him dearly. We are undoubtedly soul mates. People go years and...
    mottkat mottkat 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    This morning I could not find my socks so my dad let me borrow his. I went to his room. I forgot where his socks were so I starting looking for where they may be. I opened up a...
    TheNeonPanther TheNeonPanther 13-15, T 3 days ago

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    I have been married for 9 years and began having an affair with a married man 7 months ago. He is 7 years older than I am and what a difference I see with being with him! He knows...
    LoveSexMagic11 LoveSexMagic11 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    After entering into a sexual relationship with my friend and his wife, I have never looked at married women the same. I see these beautiful married women, and think about my...
    TW8NY TW8NY 41-45, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    let me tell you first about meyself i m 34 married now for 9 years i think i m very demanding possessive and love to feel loved from my partner to the extreme, lately i ve been...
    Kingnothing280 Kingnothing280 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My husband and I have been married for going on 30 years. I feel happily married but I think my husband is playing around. He is hardly at home nights and says he has to work...
    femalemusiclover femalemusiclover 46-50, F 12 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was at eight days and I don't know why but I found myself standing in the wine aisle yesterday. I should have ran like hell, but I bought one of those cartons of chardonnay that...
    Mala1718 Mala1718 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I had posted before about being in love with my ex husband. I am married and have been for almost 7 years now. We were together for 10 years before we got married. He had also been...
    flshhrt76 flshhrt76 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    Screw marriage! Marriage is a christian/religious institution and I do not adhere to such superstitions. However, I'd like to hook up with a good partner. I'd never go to the...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    I have to either learn to be a single parent being married or I have to give in to my husbands threats of handing me divorce papers. I have never felt so hurt and pushed away in...
    Allornothing2013 Allornothing2013 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I like the idea of marriage just like I like the idea of love but alot of people have taken it and made it into their own idea such as "as long as you please me and everything is...
    iihumpchu95 iihumpchu95 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I'm not married... but I have a pretty good idea of who I want to be married to. I am only 18 and to have the person pegged that I want to marry is pretty rare. Who knows, I could...
    Cheyenne555 Cheyenne555 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I need someone to talk to. My dad is an alcoholic and is now in the hospital. My mom says after he goes to rehab and gets out she is done taking care of him. He no longer has the...
    MisunderstoodGal30 MisunderstoodGal30 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Not married and never want to get married.
    LipsOfAnAngel89 LipsOfAnAngel89 26-30, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Marriage shouldn't exist anymore. Everyone don't follow the rules. Everyone fuckkk everyone else but they're husband or wife. Why get married? You know you can't control your...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm 39 years old and have been married for 15 years. We have two children, 10 and 12. The problem is that I am sure that I am a lesbian. We have a good marriage and he is a...
    mel1229 mel1229 36-40, F 6 Responses Jun 22

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