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I Was Married to a Alcoholic

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 19 People

    Alcoholic Ex Frightened My Neighbors Too

    I was 19 when I married my Ex, he was 30.They say age doesn't matter and in this relationship it wasn't the problem, Alcohol was.I was some what naive back then and didn't see my Ex as an alcoholic, just thought he had a drink every now and thenOn my marriage night I found out...
    zynthia zynthia 41-45, F Jan 10, 2011

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    The Secret Keeper

    I haven't written about my marriage in awhile. The problems I faced in my marriage is what actually brought me to EP in the first place. I debated writing this story - since it brings up a lot of emotions. I met my ex husband 12 years ago. He seemed...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 8 Responses Jun 6, 2009

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    Sad And Heart Broken

    I married my childhood sweetheart he started drinking at age 12 he now drinks 18 beers a day every single day 7 days a week.  When he is sober which is a very small time frame he doesn't talk to me and he isn't very nice.  At first when he starts drinking he is fairly...
    lisajd1959 lisajd1959 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2009

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    Sad And Heart Broken

    I married my childhood sweetheart he started drinking at age 12 he now drinks 18 beers a day every single day 7 days a week.  When he is sober which is a very small time frame he doesn't talk to me and he isn't very nice.  At first when he starts drinking he is fairly...
    lisajd1959 lisajd1959 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2009

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    I Was Married to An Alcoholic

    I have seen what damage drinking can do to people, I mean all the way around ,from being raised  by drunks and than being ,married to one, I have NO, respect for some one who drinks not in my world ,I have seen enough ,
    lespaulmarK lespaulmarK 36-40 4 Responses May 8, 2009

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    Don't Let It Happen To Your Kids

    My daughter lived primarily with my ex and her new husband ( the alcoholic) from about 7 to 14. One evening she called me to come get my daughter b/c "he" came home drunk, yelling... I brought the law with me. I arrived first and got my daughter out of the house but stayed...
    VickieBonne VickieBonne 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 6, 2012

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    i was 17. it was only proper for about two months. i would wake up and drink all day everyday. i did it to drown out my feelings. so that i didn't have to feel broken like i did at...
    varjakpaw varjakpaw 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    But now I'm just like forget it IDC if it happens ima just let it happen
    hahauivcnhd hahauivcnhd 16-17, F Nov 23

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    How come society makes us feel bad for thinking out the box when all the time it's made up to control us. Come play at secreterotica . com it's sexy, fun the groups and library are...
    YouKnowItMakesSense YouKnowItMakesSense 31-35, M Nov 28

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    I have been with a man for 15 years we met while I was married to another man that had committed suicide. I immediately jumped into a relationship with this man. I fell madly in...
    Molley97 Molley97 36-40 Nov 27

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    I know, that's not supposed to be possible. People say it's not possible, that I'm deluding myself. I'm looking for a way out, I secretly hate her, we must have a sexless...
    roykirk roykirk 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 23

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    I am married to a woman who was married before I met her. We met years after her divorce. We met and got married and have been together 5 years. she had 2 kids who I accepted as...
    lonelyinohio31 lonelyinohio31 31-35, M 7 Responses Nov 28

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    I have been married twice. I was married the first time for 23 years. I lost my first husband to cancer. I was a widow for only a short period of time. I have been married for...
    oldernudistwifeandmom oldernudistwifeandmom 51-55, F 5 Responses Nov 27

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    I was married at age 18. I had just graduated from high school a month earlier. I am so glad I got married at a young age because I am still in love today as I was then. I have...
    nudesallieinsauna nudesallieinsauna 36-40, F 5 Responses Dec 1

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    I met my child's father, Z at work. He was married and I I was engaged to H. It was a volatile relationship. I befriended Z. He was someone new to talk to. Something besides the...
    lostinmommyview lostinmommyview 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 5

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    I disappointed someone today that I truly did not want to disappoint. I disappointed her unintentionally, by not expressing that I was married. It was not an intentional omission...
    Jacob63 Jacob63 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 30

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    Only been married 6 months and found out a week after we got married that he had not stopped seeing a woman he called a casual for 2 years whilst we were together and living...
    tootrusting1 tootrusting1 51-55, F 6 Responses Dec 10

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    I WAS Married And he was attached In Long Term Emotional Affair Since 2008
    tila8 tila8 36-40, F Nov 25

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    As I've grown older I have come to the conclusion that I hate the thought of marriage. I was married once at 16 and divorced at 21 and since then I have had numerous relationships...
    TaxiDrivingMom74 TaxiDrivingMom74 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    43rd post. Haven't written for a few days, and unfortunately I'm back to being in a slump. Not sleeping more than about 3 hours a night, and my mind is on fast forward with a...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've been an alcoholic since I was 14 and I been to inpatients and outpatients. Multiple counselors and so forth. All of these by my choice I was never forced. I was an insane...
    blmf1994 blmf1994 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    The title of this thread, 'I Hate My Alcoholic Husband', is really unhelpful, isn't it? There are times I do hate him, but underneath all the hate for his addiction is love and...
    KatieDarling7 KatieDarling7 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    My husband is out walking in the cold because he drank an entire bottle of vodka this evening and forgot to deposit money to pay rent. I am super frustrated because he is...
    Countrychicky Countrychicky 26-30 Dec 1

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    I am young just 21,but I want to get married to someone I can spend the rest of my life with. I am tired of being in a relationship breaking up and starting all over again with...
    anneloves anneloves 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I am the daughter of an alcoholic. Some of you may understand, if you've been through or are currently going through the same thing as me. It's never easy growing up in a home with...
    Stasssh97 Stasssh97 16-17, F Nov 25

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    I'm just so lonely at night. My husband and I don't even like each other we barely talk all we do is argue.im sad I was give anything to feel better.
    candyone candyone 41-45, F 7 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I don't think things will ever be loving between My husband and I again. There is just so much hurt. I want so much for him to want things like spending time with me, taking...
    katierose59 katierose59 26-30, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    My son and I went to a little country pub on Friday. A friend was performing there and we had promised to support the act.I think the first thing I noticed was the lack of smell...
    MelbourneSteve MelbourneSteve 56-60, M 2 Responses Nov 29

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    18th post. For anyone who has been following my posts this one is a must read. I am shaking and my hands are sweating bullets because I know this is the truth of it all. The actual...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 24

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    Today's is gonna be bad. Today is my youngest sons 5th birthday and my husband was out until 630 this morning. We are suppose to take the boys to pick out a Christmas tree, like we...
    Lld84 Lld84 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    I am an alcoholic and I have been struggling with this disease for almost 10 years. I have been sober since June 6th 2014, so I am about 5 and a half months clean. I haven't...
    lanadarling lanadarling 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 21

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    So. After years and years of having great luck. Knowing all the right people to get me out of trouble. It all finally came apart. Last night I left work about 1030pm and went to...
    QBRAIDER QBRAIDER 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    My dad is an alcoholic. Nobody in my family talks about it besides my sister and I. My dad is not abusive, which I am so thankful for. He's just an alcoholic who bathes in self...
    celizabethdavis celizabethdavis 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    .... To an alcoholic, narcissist, abuser, adulterous, lying, worthless piece of....... And I'm so done. I don't know if I can make it through the holidays. I just want to crawl...
    Lld84 Lld84 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    In the Fall of 2013 I came around to the same old conclusion that I really should do something about my drinking. I had been binge drinking daily for nearly 5 years and was always...
    sapphiresky86 sapphiresky86 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I have had alcoholism since I was 11. I am 50 days sober. I have been with Alcoholics Anonymous for about a month now. I do not have a sponsor so I was wondering if I could talk to...
    cawnbread cawnbread 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    My parents were alcoholics when I was younger.. When my mom got pregnant with my little sister they both sobered up. They got divorced eventually. Then my dad almost drank himself...
    bigca1697 bigca1697 16-17, F Dec 6

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    I hate the word alcoholic I drink to forget things and I love being drunk because I don't know who I am or what I'm doing and I remember nothing of my past its a black hole for me...
    chloeeliza21 chloeeliza21 18-21, F Dec 11

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    I grew up with a whole family of alcoholics and things got pretty nasty some nights with fights my childhood ducked and I never what my kids to experience the same things I went...
    sela1095 sela1095 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    The Gift He hands me a package wrapped in silver paper with a hot pink bow on top. The box is square and thin, with a little weight to it. He says nothing as he hands it to me and...
    Overwhelmed15 Overwhelmed15 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    My mother is an alcoholic. She drinks beer every single day after work, on her day off starting as early as 7am, and has admitted to drinking before work when she works a closing...
    LaDispute LaDispute 22-25 6 days ago

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    Being surrounded by alcoholics is the worst thing, because they cannot be mentally, or emotionally present. I have to face this reality in my family. I have learned that...
    ajusu ajusu 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I never thought I'd feel this way. So I just turned 20, my husband is turning 19 in a few months. We've been married for almost 4 months and yet he refuses to grow up and respect...
    CielPhantomhive1214 CielPhantomhive1214 18-21, F 10 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am married to wonderful man who takes great care of me but I sulk over the past I guess... Would you be okay if your husband was friends with someone of the opposite sex? My...
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 22

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    The reasons why i dont want to get married and have kids. Ive noticed that getting married and having kids is so traditional. U date someone for a while,settle down, get married...
    HojaCaida HojaCaida 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    The night the ashtray broke was when I first understood something was wrong at my house. I noticed things before, like my parents spending hours at the table talking, or the time...
    ColdMountain ColdMountain 61-65, M Nov 25

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