Click on the links contained within the headlines to learn more about that specific topic. Some people who live with an alcoholic get addicted to that person.YES, you heard me right, they GET ADDICTED to the alcoholic in their lives. That is they depend on them to feel good about themselves. : If the alcoholic is in a bad mood so is the codependent. For more on this topic read codependency in relationships.
Obvious they may be, but they can never be overemphasized.
Be it a teen alcoholic, partner, parent or grandparent - life does not run smoothly with an alcohol dependent.
Alcoholism: This word probably makes you feel uncomfortable, right?
I grew up without talking about this disease, and didn’t realize its severity until someone I loved suffered.
Then you start to wonder about your date’s drinking, you always seem to meet in bars and a lot of alcohol is consumed.
While it may be fun now, it is getting worrying...will it slow down. It is no fun to be involved in a relationship with an alcoholic.
This page has been written to give you the information and advice you need to cope with living with an alcoholic.
I am not saying it will be easy but, armed with the information here, I hope you will be able to make choices about the situation you are in. Then you might just be allowing them to continue with their drinking? Well, I've said and done a lot of stupid things during my life as an alcoholic. Read my page on enabling to find out more about how you may well be encouraging your loved one to drink(albeit unconsciously).
Because the alcoholic already has a date and his or her name is alcohol.