I Have An Alcoholic Friend

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    I Had An Alcoholoic Coworker.

    He was one of the people who trained me when I first came to the company. A great guy, lots of good stories, and a skill at dealing with people. Taught me a lot and made it fun. It was a while before any of us knew that he was alcoholic. But then he started to have problems...
    vwand vwand
    36-40, M
    1 Response Oct 11, 2012

    My Alcoholic Friend

          I know someone whose life became the saddest of stories because of alcohol. Everyone in his family has finally given up on him. His children grew tired of his disappointing them and never keeping his promises. He went through two...
    tillygraywriter tillygraywriter
    61-65, F
    8 Responses Jan 24, 2010

    It is painful to share this,

    but if somebody has got a decent piece of advice... please. My friend is very smart, successful and a person whom you remember even if you meet them once, bigger that life. I am not sure how to react to the drinking problem. Everybody seems to be very quiet although fully aware...
    raspberrycheesecake raspberrycheesecake
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 3, 2015

    Best friend I've known

    since freshman in high school is an alcoholic. He's been in AA, got DUI, spent time in jail, and countless times in hospital for alcohol poisoning, injuries and suicide attempts. It's really hard to handle sometimes. I get frustrated when I think he is doing well and sober, then...
    Quiettimeplease Quiettimeplease
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 7, 2015

    I Dated One

    I'm 21 years old now an legally allowed to drink and i do often, but i feel like my past experiences have left me more careful than most when it comes to alcohol. when i was 17 i started dating this guy that either already had a drinking problem, or was in the middle of...
    xAmieZx xAmieZx
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 9, 2012

    When Will Miracles Happen?

    Well I have an Alcoholic friend we have been friends for 5 years now, our Sons were in the same class together and eventually we became friends. It wasn't until just over 2 years ago that we became "Best Friends" she had just separated from her partner, 3 kids in tow. I was her...
    jollyone jollyone
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Jun 22, 2010

    "i Don't Feel Anymore..."

    We met a year ago, and we've been hanging out for the past month and a half, me and this guy. We've come to know each other really well, and I've recently come to realize he speaks a different language than me. Not only is he an alcoholic, but he is addicted to coke and other...
    breathethestars breathethestars
    18-21, F
    May 5, 2010

    Can someone help me out please.

    I think my friend is heading off the deep end with his alcoholism. I just have a few questions
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 9, 2015
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