I Survived Living With An Alcoholic and Drug Addict

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    I Survived

    I have told this story so many times that you'd think I would know it by heart.It's harder to write though than to tell.And yes,it still hurts some but mostly it's like a nighmare that I once had, but somehow lived in.Now when I look back it's almost unbelievable to me that I...
    ayankee ayankee
    46-50, F
    8 Responses Jul 25, 2009

    A Cautionary Tale...

    I have seen many folks on here pouring out their hearts and souls into the posts they make, and I feel it is only fair if I do the same, as ye have all shared so much with me. Bear in mind, this is not a recent development; this tale begins long ago and pretty much ends about 4...
    Inferis Inferis
    31-35, M
    Sep 18, 2012

    Happiness Is Only A Temporary Illusion

    My father was an alcoholic. My father was physically abusive toward my mother. My parents split up when I was only a few years old. I was able to see my dad erratically before he died. He was an angry, impatient man, he often made me cry. His words were harsh and piercing. I...
    chickwithglasses1 chickwithglasses1
    22-25, F
    Feb 25, 2013

    I Tried to Save Him

    I tried to save his life so many times.I tried to get his family together so we could all talk to him but they wanted no part of it.I guess at first,for them to admit he had a problem meant they may have played some part in it.For many years they stayed in denial until he got...
    ayankee ayankee
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Aug 12, 2009

    Living With An Alcoholic

    It gets harder & harder not 2 entertain him when he comes home drunk & starts a stupid fight... I cant take being a doormat anymore...Tired of all the negative bs that comes from this addiction... He makes me feel crazy cuz he is so irrational... NO MATTER WHAT Im dammed if i do...
    frustratedgirl frustratedgirl
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Feb 20, 2012

    I Wonder How Many People Know.....{THIS STORY HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH SURVIVING AN ALCOHOLIC AND DRUG ADDICT,I WROTE IN THE WRONG PLACE}

    I really get tired of so many people ragging on smokers and how they are causing people to get cancer or as I have heard some say...catch cancer.So many ex-smokers act in the same way and in my opinion, if you live or have lived in a glass house then you shouldn't throw stones...
    ayankee ayankee
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Aug 1, 2009
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