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I Hate My Alcoholic Husband

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    I Went To Al Anon For The 1st Time Tonight.

    My husband reckons he has his drinking under control. That I should be supportive of the positive changes he has made in his life and that after a whole 2 weeks of not drinking I should feel positive and happy for him. Maybe that's true. But I just don't trust him. Tonight...
    NeedingToVent NeedingToVent 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 24, 2012

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    Never Happy

    I have been living the last six years in hell. I love my husband so much he got me where I m today. But, he is a drunk he drinks every night to the point of being intoxicated and then treats me horribly. He tells me everyday he drinks because I am a ***** and I respond with I...
    cjmom401 cjmom401 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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    The End Is Near

    Here I sit out to eat with my alcoholic husband and the kids. Who knows how many beers he had before we left but he's ready to pick a fight. All I can think about is how much I hate him. I can't stand the sound of his voice. He's suppose to be traveling a lot this month and I...
    Noellemt Noellemt 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 1, 2013

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    Nasty Cycle

    I have recently kicked my drunken husband of 10 years out AGAIN!! This time he was "talking" to his ex-girlfriend via hidden text messages and phone calls. (I busted him really drunk texting her that he loves and misses her.)It has been seven days and this is just about the time...
    lostinluv10 lostinluv10 26-30 2 Responses Jan 17, 2013

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    The Functioning Alcoholic

    How do some people get away with it? Please tell me. My so called husband drinks almost every waking moment. I'm sure that any time he is driving he is over the limit, other times he gets out of the car stumbling all over the place. I don't get how he keeps getting away with it...
    wishicouldleave wishicouldleave 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 7, 2012

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    What Next?

    I hate him! Can I say that without risk of going to hell? He doesn't hit me, sometimes I wish he would. Then I would have proof of how abusive he is. He is a coward, and uses his hateful hurtful words. Words I can't even repeat. He sleeps on the couch, in the basement, for 20...
    takemetothebeach takemetothebeach 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 30, 2012

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    Not Sure

    I'm not sure but I think my husband has a problem with his drinking. i came home from work today and found him drunk in our home, he was very rude like many other times, alot of times.  I just don't know what to do, I love him, our kids love him, but he's so rude and  he yells...
    amwar amwar 31-35 3 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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    Help Me Get Over My Ex Whos An Alcoholic.....

    I just got out of a relationship with what I would say is a high functioning alcoholic. He was the one to end it. He is now 29 and has been drinking since he was 15. I was with him for 12 years and hes always been a heavy drinker. When he drinks its never just one or two beers...
    LearningToLiveAgain31 LearningToLiveAgain31 31-35 3 Responses Jun 19, 2012

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    The Teenage Drunk

    My story is long I'll do what I can to make it shorter. I met my husband 23 yrs ago thru a mutual friend. Our 1st date I thought what am I doing with the guy as he drank more and more. I thought I'll give him another chance and see what happens. Over several months he became...
    Troylee49 Troylee49 56-60 Jun 7, 2012

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    NOT Again In My Life

    I am 55 years old and have been down this road before with my alcoholic mother.   I can't believe I am here AGAIN with my husband of 28 years.  Of course he denies that anything is wrong.  Most of his days are consumed with alcohol.  He consumes the...
    cat4554 cat4554 51-55 9 Responses Aug 6, 2009

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    I wrote this to my husband

    and wonder how many people can relate... The Ramblings of a sick mind…. I’m sick. I’m sick of being blamed for the bad things that YOU do I’m sick of never being appreciated for managing to always get us through I’m sick of lying to family, to friends, and the kids...
    CoDependant4sure CoDependant4sure 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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    Happy I Found You

    Hi everyone, Today is one of my happiest.Why? because I stumbled upon this site after googling ,"I Hate my husband". I guess I'm more mad at myself for marrying this man in the first place.when I broke up with him in 2001 for this same reason. Now mind you, I was not...
    tearsofjoy tearsofjoy 61-65, F 2 Responses Apr 21, 2010

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    This Site Should Be Called I Love/Hate My Alcoholic Husband.

    I've been with my husband for 17 years, married for almost 14. When we dated, we went out all the time, and socialized with a lot of our co-workers, so it seemed rather normal that there were drinks around often. A combination of him getting worse over the years, and me...
    exhaustedandsad exhaustedandsad 41-45, F 5 Responses Feb 7, 2013

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    Someone please offer advice.

    .. my husband and I have been together for 7 yrs. He is an alcoholic and a drug addict. His drip of choice is crack and he binges. He was just on a relapse and I think its over but his drinking is bad. Its all he cares about. His family are drunks too. I have 3 children with him...
    bkappauff bkappauff 26-30, F 8 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    My Husbands Alcoholism Has Ruined My Life And I Let It

    I take in a deep breath as I write this because I just realized that I am writing this for myself and not my husband the alcoholic. I guess you could say that I am codependant and although I don't like the taste of that word, that is exactly what I am and I want out of this...
    gynger gynger 26-30, F 11 Responses May 2, 2012

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    I Hate My Husband!

    I am married to an alcoholic. I have been for seven years. He lies to me constantly. I am forced to let him drink or he will leave. He did it last weekend. Left me with a broken fridge, no food, no money and hungry children for three days! That was him coming out of the closet...
    MySurrealLife MySurrealLife 36-40 6 Responses May 8, 2011

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    My Husband Is An Alcoholic

    we have been together for10 years, living 8, married less than a year. we are in our mid 30's and i desperately want to have a family. i have a condition and naturally it will never happen so we are going through an IVF treatment. However he is a closeted alcoholic and has been...
    3 Responses Jan 23, 2013

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    I have been married to my husband

    for 22 years and together for 26 I loved this man so much words could not describe. I knew he drank socially when we met but had I known then what I know now... My husband and I are caught up in a love triangle. Myself, him and his Alcohol. We will call her Vodka. Hubby Jim and...
    CoDependant4sure CoDependant4sure 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 9

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    So happy I found this online.

    ...I have nobody to talk to about my alcoholic husband and am just looking for any kind of support I can get. My husband is I guess what some might call a "functioning alcoholic". He drinks everyday from morning til he passes out at night, always by 7pm. He does go to work...
    pde422 pde422 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    Dear Jack, Jim, And Jose... I Hate You Too....

    How do you define hate? In all honesty I think most of us who have written in this particular category do not hate our husbands but we hate what they have done through drinking. I know this statement is true for me. I hate the way that he lies to get what he wants, even after...
    Mandyjay84 Mandyjay84 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 21, 2013

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    NOT Again In My Life

    I am 55 years old and have been down this road before with my alcoholic mother.   I can't believe I am here AGAIN with my husband of 28 years.  Of course he denies that anything is wrong.  Most of his days are consumed with alcohol.  He consumes the...
    cat4554 cat4554 51-55 5 Responses Aug 6, 2009

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    I have been with my husband

    for seven years and married for almost six. I'm basically done right now and making a plan to leave. I'll go into his history another time, but the past two months are what I'm focusing on the most. He has been averaging about half a bottle of whiskey and several vodka sodas...
    fragmentofthegirl fragmentofthegirl 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 25

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    Is It Alcohol That Is Ruining Our Marriage?

    I been married for 9 years after knowing my husband for 1 year only. It seems so right back then when he proposed because we both were working in a foreign land and desperately wanted to find a sense of belonging? We are from different nationality and race and it has been a...
    Ayeritam Ayeritam 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 7, 2012

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    Living With An Alcoholic Husband

    I've been married to my husband for 7 years, been knowing each others for 10. When we first met he was drinker, but he would only drink to parties or going out nights. Now he drinks everyday, even if he has to go to work. I can clearly remember our wedding night, when he...
    Koi81 Koi81 31-35 Aug 2, 2012

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    My Alcoholic Husband

    So I am 25 years old a student and a mom to 2 kids my daughter who is 6 and my son who is 4. I met my husband when I was about 16 and got together when I was 19 due to me getting pregnant with my daughter. When we were dating everything was wonderful, my husband was always sober...
    Bridget06 Bridget06 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2013

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    My Husband Is Like 2 Diffrent People

    my husband is an alcoholic, i have done alanon, i have even taken my kids and left! and after he attended aa and was on a road to recovery we moved back in together, he started drinking just a week in, we have 4 boys living with us and a teenage daughter who has chosen to live...
    confussedandsad confussedandsad 31-35, F Sep 22, 2012

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    ...he's Threaten Me Help!

    He just said he got a special agreement with his boss at work. If i want to get throughout divorce he promised I will pay everything and more cause his boss went thought a divorce too and he knows how to screw me over. What does that mean? How? I'm sure I never did anything wrong...
    Koi81 Koi81 31-35 4 Responses Aug 18, 2012

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    Hate My Drunk Husband

    My husband is an alcoholic. He stops drinking for months but then will go on a binge where he drinks until he passes out. His mannerisms and behaviors while drunk REPULSE me. I cannot stomach having him in my sight. When he is out, I cringe thinking that he is walking in instead...
    3 Responses Feb 15, 2013

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    I'm So Done.

    Is this board current? I came across it after googling "I hate my husband," lol. I started an anonymous blog a few weeks ago and now can't remember the password. Anyhoo...I've been married to my husband for almost 10 years, known him for 15. Alcoholic the entire time, yes I...
    myhusbandisadrunk myhusbandisadrunk 36-40 2 Responses Sep 13, 2012

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    I Use To Love Everything About My Husband, Now I Loathe Him

    I come from a long line of addicts in my family. My grandmother on my father's side died of cirrhosis of the liver at 44. My fathers brother also died an alcoholic at the age of 42. I have seen the devastation that alcohol can bring to a family. My husband use to mask his...
    iusetobehappy iusetobehappy 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 26, 2012

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    12 Years On The Merry Go Round

    Despite us probably being very different people from various corners of the world, our experiences of the alcoholic partner are almost mirrored. Like so many others, my relationship started with us both drinking socially. We grew up in the 'golden era' of binge drinking (uk) the...
    Redlesweb Redlesweb 31-35 5 Responses Dec 2, 2012

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    I really want to leave my husband,

    we have 5 kids together and although he is a great father, i cant say much for his husband skills. He has an alcohol problem, he can't stop drinking. So many broken promises and I am so over it. My youngest is 2 1/2 months old and when she was only 3 days old he went to work (in...
    Pissesmeoff Pissesmeoff 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    My Story

    My husband and I have been married for four years and together for 5 and we have a three-year-old. We've known eachother for ten years. We met at work and because I saw him everyday at work normal and he was my friend first I thought this relationship was bulletproof. At first he...
    powerlessone powerlessone 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 15, 2013

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    It's Not Fair

    My husband has turned into an alcholic, and I'm expected to sweep it under the rug. It started out with just a few beers at night and has turned into six or seven every nite. My husband maintains a full time job and makes really good money. To the outside world he is the perfect...
    gynger gynger 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 25, 2011

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    Hi Ladies, I wanted to share my story with you

    all. My husband was a drug addict and things went really bad in our marriage. Please read my story to see how we overcame our difficulties and turned our marriage around for the better. I hope that it will help someone. God bless. http://truefeminismnaphtali.blogspot.com...
    Truefeminist Truefeminist 31-35, F May 2

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    So Confused. So Alone

    I have been married to my husband for almost 16 years and for at least 13 of those years he has been drunk and a pill addict. He has a grown son that also has a drinking problem and pill problem that has moved in with us and brought his 2 year old son. My husband and I have 2...
    L8ter L8ter 31-35 4 Responses Nov 6, 2012

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    Another Bad Night

    He did it again . He desided to get drunk and act like a complete ***, but this time it was in front of family and friends visiting from Australia. Please someone anyone I need some advise!!!!
    amwar amwar 31-35 3 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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    But He Is Such A Good Man...

    I love my sober husband, but the drunken one, I hate him! It started a few years ago after he had some surgery... he started drinking and then he was drinking at work and then it was every day... when he came home we would have terrible fights. He would blame me for everything...
    NeedingToVent NeedingToVent 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 14, 2012

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    The Never Ending Cycle

    I've been married to my alcoholic husband for 5 years now, together for 13 years.We have 3 kids together. He doesn't wake up drinking or even drink every day. He just has no control when he does drink. Earlier on it was more abusive verbally and even physically on a few occasions...
    Fedupandmiserable Fedupandmiserable 31-35 8 Responses Nov 27, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I read all of the stories and I can relate to them my husband was the sort of man that women adore beautiful in everyway but he is a functioning alcoholic .So I did it I left my...
    sunshineonarainyday sunshineonarainyday 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I hate my husband so much I want to explode. We have nothing in common, he's so immature, not responsible except for when he wants to be a suck up to my mom. He doesn't even try to...
    sabinadp sabinadp 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 1

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    I hate my husbands. Ex. They were never married Nd no kids. We have been married 9 yrs and almost every 3 months she calls or emails with crap about she needs closure. We have...
    ldyfubar ldyfubar 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I hate my husband. I pay for everything . Food. Electricity. Water. Health insurance. Doctor bills. Dentist bills. Car insurance . House insurance . Clothes for kids. Any and all...
    ohiogirl789 ohiogirl789 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 2

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    I don't really want to leave my drunk husband because he's fine when he's not drunk. I just really really hate it when he's drunk. he is so mean and always picks a fight. He calls...
    ethereal23 ethereal23 26-30, F Jun 26

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    My husband is such a jerk .I I hate his sisters husband and so does everyone that I know this jerk is very disrepectful to me disrepectful twords my family , this thing is the...
    pink26 pink26 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I've only been married for a year. My husband is the most hateful person in the world. We have a 10 month old and hes a great dad physically but financially, HE SUCKS. He always...
    ov3rluv ov3rluv 22-25, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    I love my husband but i hate him more! He is a huge pain in my a... He claims he works to pay the bills but when i tell him what needs to be paid he doesn't want to pay them!! I...
    Unhappilymarried34 Unhappilymarried34 31-35, F 13 Responses Jun 27

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    The key to HATE is: Lying, cheating, deserting, 4 children in 5 years (six beautiful children in total), the *Death of one's dreams*, Not ONE discussion over how any given bill...
    sunbeam1 sunbeam1 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 12

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    Some of you ladies in general have worse stories than I. My hatred for dogs stems back and has just been building over the years. My sons face was attacked when he was only 3 years...
    sarsmassi sarsmassi 26-30, F Jun 29

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    Am finally getting the the point in my life where I can do something to get away from my husband. After 30 years and two terrific kids, it's time to get away from my poisonous...
    Momo2GS Momo2GS 56-60, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    She had her kid, she was abusing her we had to take her, i dont know if it is that she just wants to deny it all or that she really doesnt realize what she has done, so now its...
    desirejanice desirejanice 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My husband is so annoying I can't take it anymore.......ok I'm a regular 44 year old lady with 2 kids. My husband has no aspirations in life that I've ever heard him talk about. He...
    clover17392 clover17392 41-45, F 3 Responses