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I Was Broken Up With By My Alchoholic Boyfriend

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    My Boyfriend Broke Up With Me So He Can Get Sober.

    When we first met he told me about his problem with alcohol, and he was 4 months sober at the time. At first we decided we were just going to be friends and nothing more, because he could not be in a relationship with me because I drank. Things changed as we started hanging out...
    sneedle18 sneedle18 18-21, F Mar 2, 2010

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    My boyfriend of 2 years broke up with me about 3 weeks ago. He is a recovering alcoholic who has been sober for about 6 months. When I met him, he had been sober and in AA for a year and seemed in a great place. I was just coming out of a 4 year relationship so I didn't take...
    quietgirl1978 quietgirl1978 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 16, 2009

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    We Broke Up So He Can Get His 1 Year Sober...

    I have been having such a hard time with this breakup, my friends don't understand- but people in similar situations do... which is rare to come across. I met this guy on a dating website, the second day of talking we went on our first date... I swear it was love at first site...
    thatgirlx0x0 thatgirlx0x0 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 4, 2010

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