I’ve been to an Al-Anon meeting but it’s not enough.Often, finance, children and other circumstances prevent any simple solutions.It all began shortly after a car accident that lead to a prolonged absence from work.
Question: I cannot bear my wife’s alcoholism any longer.
I’m continually moved by the vivid descriptions of the carnage that addiction causes, and the impossible “you choose, you lose” dilemmas faced by exhausted, isolated partners.
Most of my friends tell me to leave her, and my family tells me to stick it out.
Note: I first wrote this answer as a way to talk about methods to approach tough dilemmas, and since that time it has grown into the forum you see now.
This is a long-term strategy, which will also be used when my other three books—It’s the lynchpin to recovery from religious abuse, which makes it a product, which will never be out of date.
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