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I Am Married to Alcoholic

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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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    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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    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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    New Tv Series - Save Your Loved One From Addiction

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Many of them are online....as in I have never even met them in person. I have a pretty strong connection with a couple of them, but nothing I would consider inappropriate. One is...
    TornSoul13 TornSoul13 36-40, M 13 hrs ago

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    i think my husband hates me..he said to me that he regret married with me everytime we argue..n this time is the 3rd time..i knew this is going to happen the day before we married...
    nothimanymore nothimanymore 26-30, F 23 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I am not married to but have been in a serious relationship for 2 years with a retired soldier who suffers with severe PTSD at 34 years old. He is the first soldier I have dated...
    Aberry81713 Aberry81713 31-35, F 1 Response 46 mins ago

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    After divorcing my 1st husband of 23 years for his cheating ways I was amazed to find my childhood sweetheart starting over after a divorce as well. He was also in recovery for...
    Vrae1968 Vrae1968 46-50, F Mar 11

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    I met my husband five years ago and married him a year ago. We worked together and when we first met I was instantly attracted but was in a relationship at the time as was he. A...
    chrissy0516 chrissy0516 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 12

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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...
    sandogpmt sandogpmt 36-40 1 Response 4 days ago

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    life is very tough , im married to my wife who is an alcoholic and has been for a few years. Im now caring for both my parents who are very ill and my job is looking after...
    heyup heyup 51-55, M Mar 10

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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...
    betsyfloyd betsyfloyd 13-15, F Mar 13

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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...
    Confusedgirl16 Confusedgirl16 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    I have an amazing husband we have been together since high school. He's my best friend the love of my life. We lived in our own for awhile but due to uncontrollable circumstances...
    prplpixie1986 prplpixie1986 26-30, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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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...
    nakiyame nakiyame 26-30, F Mar 4

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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...
    primeoflife primeoflife 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 4

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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...
    grasser grasser 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I just started posting here and I do have to say, the negativity on here in this category is mind blowing. I want to share my experience about how I met my husband. When we met, he...
    Lil5 Lil5 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    I’m in no rush but everything seems like it is speeding up. It feels like yesterday that I was sitting in my grandma’s kitchen on the floor (we liked to do that) eating...
    DreamCloud17 DreamCloud17 18-21, F Mar 13

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    I know this must sound fake but I married a man 49 years ago that I never really loved. I have never told anyone this. I kept making excuses that he was a good husband a good...
    blufftongal546 blufftongal546 66-70, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    Ok so as some of you ep friends who have followed my story. And to those who haven't. I want to run something by you all and get your thoughts. As you may or may not know my...
    Troutflies Troutflies 41-45, M 34 Responses Feb 28

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    I am 24, and got married at 23 and my husband is 6 years older than me and have only been married just over a year and well, I thought I had it all to start off with. We got on...
    Starwolf22 Starwolf22 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    I met my best friend when I was 14 and he was 12. There was an instant connection and I fell head over heels for him. Everyone asked if we were a couple and we both said no...but...
    zippy80 zippy80 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    First off let me start by saying I Love Sex. I was always under the impression Men loved Sex too. So how is it I married the only man in the world who doesn't want sex??? We have...
    Frisco99 Frisco99 36-40, F Mar 6

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    I've been married 8 years and feel like I am wasting time every day that goes by. I guess I made the wrong decision in marrying my wife but two kids later I feel like I'm stuck in...
    Stimulatingconvoplz Stimulatingconvoplz 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    I just can't seem to come to my senses when it comes to him he's so good looking, just a simple glance at him can put me in a good mood. the only downside to this is that he's...
    dolly98 dolly98 18-21, F Mar 13

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    My co worker and I have been working together for close to a year and he is married and he asked me out today. He always flirts but never actually came out and said anything. I...
    mnc13085 mnc13085 26-30, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've been married for 18 years. I have like the attention of both men and women; however, I have never been with a women. I hope to make a friend or two of other married Bicurious...
    Jai72 Jai72 41-45, F 1 Response