I Made A Decision To Live With A Problem Drinker

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    No More....

    When  first moved in with him, I didn't know he was a problem drinker....I quickly found out.  I forgave him for the lie and decided to stay and do my best to make it work...I regret every single day there after... Thank God, I'm out of that situation, but not before...
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor
    56-60, F
    6 Responses Nov 7, 2009

    Alcoholism, Affects The Family..

    Years ago, my spouse and I married,I only 18 years, he A few years older.I was right out of High School, he was discharged out of the service.I knew he drank to much,but I married him anyway:-)  From the beginning I tried to TEACH THIS MAN..I am ashame to admit...
    Bluebird777 Bluebird777
    70+, F
    Nov 7, 2009

    Alcoholism, Affects The Family..

    Years ago, my spouse and I married,I only 18 years, he A few years older.I was right out of High School, he was discharged out of the service.I knew he drank to much,but I married him anyway:-)  From the beginning I tried to TEACH THIS MAN..I am ashame to admit...
    Bluebird777 Bluebird777
    70+, F
    3 Responses Nov 7, 2009

    Alcoholism, Affects The Family..

    Years ago, my spouse and I married,I only 18 years, he A few years older.I was right out of High School, he was discharged out of the service.I knew he drank to much,but I married him anyway:-)  From the beginning I tried to TEACH THIS MAN..I am ashame to admit...
    Bluebird777 Bluebird777
    70+, F
    2 Responses Nov 7, 2009

    Dont Do It.

    I chose to live with and marry an alcoholic and was stuck in an abusive marriage for 15 years. I finally was beaten so badly that I had no choice. I have lived with PTSD, anxiety, trust issues and self esteem issues, but now, ten years later I am healthy, and Beautiful if I do...
    G8rgal G8rgal
    41-45
    3 Responses Jul 14, 2011

    Alcoholism, Affects The Family..

    Years ago, my spouse and I married,I only 18 years, he A few years older.I was right out of High School, he was discharged out of the service.I knew he drank to much,but I married him anyway:-)  From the beginning I tried to TEACH THIS MAN..I am ashame to admit...
    Bluebird777 Bluebird777
    70+, F
    3 Responses Nov 7, 2009

    Alcoholism, Affects The Family..

    Years ago, my spouse and I married,I only 18 years, he A few years older.I was right out of High School, he was discharged out of the service.I knew he drank to much,but I married him anyway:-)  From the beginning I tried to TEACH THIS MAN..I am ashame to admit...
    Bluebird777 Bluebird777
    70+, F
    1 Response Nov 7, 2009

    Well not really a decision,

    didn't start out that way, just kinda ended up there and didn't make the decision to leave. Did I forget to mention this? It feel silly really, she's only a slip of a woman, 5'4 56kg yet most day for the last several years of our marriage she's ended at the bottom of a bottle...
    1RedKing 1RedKing
    46-50, M
    1 Response Sep 21, 2014
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