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by Contrary Mary
24 Jan 2018 17:09
Forum: Relationships
Topic: When loved ones drink and you don't
Replies: 490
Views: 60415

Re: When loved ones drink and you don't

I am so gutted. OH was today meant to be starting new counselling and when I spoke to him in the middle of the day he sounded focused and on track (after a 7-day binge). He said he'd call me when he was done to work out if he would meet me at my work and get a lift home or go by public transport. I ...
by Contrary Mary
30 Dec 2017 10:32
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: The Road to Abstinence.
Replies: 11353
Views: 694594

Re: The Road to Abstinence.

I had a drink tonight... Ive been diagnosed with breast cancer and I guess i just thought " what the hell" Sorry my dear friends...I will try and turn this around xxxxxx Hi Chick Dip, so very sorry to hear about your diagnosis. I haven't posted in this thread before but just wanted to say all the b...
by Contrary Mary
11 Sep 2017 22:57
Forum: Relationships
Topic: is drinking wrecking your relationship with your partner?
Replies: 687
Views: 78465

Re: is drinking wrecking your relationship with your partner?

Hi Danny and Pickles, Thanks so much for your replies <:)> Yes, I know that OH is the only one who can do something about his alcohol issues. This is the basis of the program I'm doing (not AlAnon, but funnily enough there are 12 modules in the program) which is focussed on what you CAN change, ie y...
by Contrary Mary
10 Sep 2017 14:43
Forum: Relationships
Topic: is drinking wrecking your relationship with your partner?
Replies: 687
Views: 78465

Re: is drinking wrecking your relationship with your partner?

Hi all, I joined the forum a little while back but gave been reading it for a long time, trying to get some understanding or guidance for myself. My OH is deep in the grip of alcohol and I feel close to the end of the road. I don't want to give up on him (we've been married for more than 20 years) b...
by Contrary Mary
15 Jun 2017 13:13
Forum: General Recovery
Topic: New Members - Please Introduce Yourself Here
Replies: 14229
Views: 799417

Re: New Members - Please Introduce Yourself Here

Hi, I'm a new member but have been reading for a while looking for guidance and help to understand how to best support my OH who is deep in the grip of alcohol. It is destroying him, physically and psychologically and I'm feeling increasingly desperate. Will post in the relationships thread.