I Go to Al-anon

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 26 People

    Finally Hope Is In Reach If I Chose

    I joined Al-anon in March looking for a way to help my daughter-in-law survive her alcoholic husband and to figure out a way to get my grandchildren safe.  I quickly learned that I was powerless over all of that and started on a path that is helping me find a way to...
    bunchofserenity bunchofserenity
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Aug 22, 2008

    I Go To Al-anon

    It has helped so much. I honestly had no idea how much. In my desperation I found them and have been going. There are alot of things to learn of yourself and how to deal with things.
    emeraldskies emeraldskies
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Dec 1, 2012

    Life With My Daughter

    I will be short. She has been and alcoholic and drug addict for 10 years. She is in rehab right now and I need to know what I can do to help her when she gets out. I would like good on line chat support. Thank You
    kylay kylay
    Feb 3, 2011


    I just need to talk to someone about my struggles of being married to a recovering alcoholic who recently "went back out"
    misscassie11 misscassie11
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 11, 2010

    Need To Check Out Al-Anon

    My life of 13 years with a drinker suddenly shifted my family and world when I gave my first ultimatum, "no more drinking or me and the kids are gone" (to make it short). Over the years I have talked to my husband about his drinking and how it effects our family when he drinks...
    imcursed imcursed
    36-40, F
    Sep 18, 2013

    Understanding Myself

    Al-anon has helped me and my relationships immensley. I used to think that Al-anon was a meeting where you vented about the alcoholic in your life. I was mistaken, and was so glad to find out it is about ME, and how I deal with the Alcoholic. It is so nice to know something is...
    shawngreen shawngreen
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 30, 2009

    Having Some Problems With The Program

    I am an atheist and it makes all this talk about a higher power and mention of god kind of difficult for me to put into my own terms. Also, I don't really know how to "work the program" because no one ever really explained it to me. I'm not even really sure what it means to...
    Birthdaycandle Birthdaycandle
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Nov 22, 2012
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