I Was Married to An Alcoholic

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    Glad It'S Over!

    I was married to a high functioning alcoholic. I left him a year and a half ago, though our marriage was over at least 7 years ago. He'd hide his drinking so well... I feel like a fool... The worst part for me... Was all the lies! Lies are toxic to any relationship.
    soooinlove soooinlove
    Sep 20, 2013

    Divorced Because Of An Alcoholic Husband

    I spent 15 years with an alcoholic husband. I have been divorced from him for 6 years...best thing I ever did. He never drank at home only at the bars. Which resulted in 3 DWI's and major financial issues along with a stent in jail. I'm curious if I'm the only one that thinks it...
    stellamcgee stellamcgee
    41-45, F
    Nov 13, 2013

    I was 19 I married my husband.

    Getting married at 19 alone is usually not a good idea but throw in a drinking problem and you can be sure that you're going to have loads of fun. It wasn't so bad when we were first married. He drank every night and so did I, often times. I didn't really see it as a big deal...
    FreedomtoFly FreedomtoFly
    26-30, F
    Mar 8, 2014

    A Life of Pain

    I married and had two wonderful children. I married unknown to me an alcoholic . My children have suffered my life had been turned upside down and he till this very day does nothing to admit it and change he has lost is job his house and his kids now his mother and father and...
    cardillp cardillp
    51-55, F
    1 Response Feb 28, 2009

    My Experience

    I am still married to him, he's sober now. He was an alcoholic for 6 years before he was forced into rehab. He would verbally and emotionally abuse me, the breaking point came when he almost pushed me down the stairs when I was trying to stop him from going after our son. We will...
    Baylene421 Baylene421
    31-35, F
    Nov 14, 2011
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