What to know about dating a recovering alcoholic

17-Dec-2019 20:25

I would not ever question staying or leaving if I did not have a son with this man.I have no love or respect left for him and probably never will but, I do not want to hurt my son.I stay busy doing all myhousework,looking after my children’s needs and this experience has got me growing spiritually -so i am involved in community work and church activities—Anything I am doing wrong? our marital relationship is not repaired- simply because once he is out of rehab- he does not go through the 12 steps prog that involve ‘making good with those we hurt”- so I can’t force him n just focus on seeing my children heal so that their future is not scarred by all they have had to see n endure- Have no questions just want to say I AM THERE FOR EACH ONE GOING THROUGH THIS and praying that each one will see that day when all the advise given to codependents will not just be advise but will be a truth we can work through and find peace for ourselves.God bless all who work in suipport teams and family Anon Almost eleven years of loving an alcoholic. After one year of marriage, he got back into his addiction. After he gets high, he knows I am angry with him and makes all kinds of promises and acts like he is really sorry.have stayed-been through the rehab therapy and family meetings n in addition I am a nurse- so I Didn’t Do What others advised me to do- I used tough love n showed myself to be tougher- but in the end internally I am left hurting more than ever- everytime his siblings help him out financially n also pay for his treatments n when he is out n sober- it is me n our 2 (now) teenage children who have 2 pretend like everything has been wiped clean n all is right with the world.I am concentrating now more on ‘myself’ n ot what pple expect of me- the questions i am asked -are you working yet? heck with so many yrs away frm my job as a nurse if i am not offered a post when i apply for a job -is it my fault?!The RG Leadership Team All articles on this site reflect the views of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of other Recovering Grace contributors or the leadership of the site.

Kyzcy Hawk ‘s recent blog post led me here and I am so glad. You are volunteering, growing spiritually, and taking responsibility for your actions. We fight constantly, we fight about our pasts and his affairs. Ive been on both sides amazingly and addiction can actually be a good thing to make your 2 halves a whole. He was not an addict when we married or when we had our son.

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Everything is vibrational energy & when someone remains with another who exhibits addictive energy, it affects everything around the addict. Do you know that nurses are one of the top two professions for codependency? It inspires soul searching but at the end of the day if you cant or refuse to stop then the person must accept it as part of you or leave. This has been over the past 4 years that he has become an addict.

Leaving my x-husband even though I still loved him brought me a greater peace and love of myself. In the beginning it got so bad that he stole all of my jewelry and other personal items and pawned them for money for pills.

Comment below and provide your email for a chance to win Michelle’s Love Over Addiction program. It is so difficult to watch the man you love slowly kill himself. How could you walk away from the man you know he can become? You have family and friends telling you to leave him and asking you, “How can you put up with that? You can’t leave him because you are still protecting him. If you are asking yourself when to leave an addict, the answer might be that it’s time for you to get help.