My struggle with alcohol

New and Hurting

  • By JaneWhite02 · New reply April 2, 2014
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  • Two problems have been a part of my life.... Depression (clinical....starting in high school...with maybe four prolonged, severe bouts) and alcoholism... which seems to have crept up on me over the years ...

Trying to stay centered

  • By JMM99 · New reply March 15, 2014
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  • I am trying to find a good forum for support for my continuing recovery from addiction. I hope that this is a good place to start. I am almost 6 months sober and am just looking for a group to join where ...

Hey Holly_wood

  • By JMM99 · New reply March 15, 2014
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  • This is janinemm99 from I'm just JMM99 here and have been looking over the groups, etc. Thanks for the recommendation. This looks like a pretty cool site ...

Scared to cut down or quit drinking

  • By Huskerfan966 · New reply December 9, 2013
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  • Me and my husband have been drinking nightly for years. We come home from work and I have a couple of glasses of wine and then beer the rest of the night. I drink slow, so it's not like I'm having a 12 ...


missmiija (Inactive)
  • By missmiija (Inactive) · New reply October 9, 2013
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  • How do you stop? How do you deal with that anxiety that fills every cell of your body? I want to stop because I do love my husband and children. I'm an alcoholic. My life sucks ...

Born Broken

  • By BornBroken · New reply August 25, 2013
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  • The hardest part of my sobriety has always been step # 1..admitting that I am defeated by alcoholism, that my life is unmanageable. What do you find difficult in your sobriety ...

anxiety issues

  • By PamieJean · New reply July 6, 2013
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  • Today is the 17th of June. 17 and 19 are my lucky numbers. I am going to start today not to drink wine at night. Limit myself to only when out to dinner. My husband is on my very last nerve. I can use ...


  • By Autum88 · New reply July 1, 2013
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  • 24 , who doesn't no me. I've relasped again. I went away was sober two weeks and went back to my old ways.i can't continue living this way. Buts it the only way I no. I need help! Been hospital 4 times ...

Went from every night to one a month now....

  • By jumpoverthemountain · New reply May 6, 2013
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  • I'm back to one a week. I think I can live with this if I don't have a major anxiety attack, that is! I'm going to try to go to every two weeks after this next weekend when I have company coming in from ...

liver enzymes

  • By cassiemay · New reply March 28, 2013
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  • My liver enzymes are high. Dr. and I both concerned. I drink about 7 drinks a week and know I shouldn't but can't seem to avoid it. About the only thing that helps me feel better. Does anyone have info ...

How did this happen?

  • By rhiannondreams · New reply November 12, 2012
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  • Hello, I am a 24 year old woman and I have come to terms that I have a serious alcohol problem. I just recently got into a drunk driving car accident that should have taken my life. It was the worst car ...

Going Crazy

  • By Junior17 · New reply November 10, 2012
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  • Well it feels like am going crazy the last few weeks have just been out of this world. I am 30 recently made the decision to quite drinking. I fight with everyone drinking starts out fun then its like ...

The Sinclair Method - Actress Claudia Christian

  • By Driguard · Posted October 8, 2012
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  • ttp:// Actress Claudia Christian tells why she became involved with helping the Sinclair Method become a recognizable option for curing ...

1 night sessions which ruin months of hard work

  • By ben_lightning · New reply July 21, 2012
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  • My problem is that from day 1 of drinking I could never get enough, be it last at the bar to trying to finish every drink in sight. I used to get blind drunk every single weekend and often drink in the ...

wine at night

  • By PamieJean · New reply July 21, 2012
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  • a few glasses of wine at night makes me sleep well. I stay up with my granddaugher until see goes to sleep at night. Better than cymbalta or a manufactured sleep aid for me. Alcohol has been always been ...

keep in check

  • By PamieJean · Posted July 5, 2012
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  • had a few beers on July 4th with my adult friends I use to have fun with before I started taking care of my granddaughter. Really miss them. Keep going to therapy. My husband says he could save me a lot ...

Really struggling today...

  • By aim79 · New reply June 27, 2012
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  • I'm having such struggles today with my desire to drink. I have been alcohol free for 9 weeks today. This internal struggle to drink is driving me crazy today. It might be because today i have the opportunity ...

Not today

  • By Tinker76 · Posted June 19, 2012
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  • I did not have a drink today and I feel good about that... But I do feel like I'm a boring person...I'm still I'm a funk because I have not worked in over 6 years and I still cannot find work... I have ...

Can't remember the last day that I didn't have a drink

  • By Huskerfan66 · New reply April 11, 2012
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  • Me and my husband got in the habit of coming home from work and having a drink. A friend would stop by and it would start out as a beer or two. 16 years later, we have moved and don't have the same friends ...

I have been struggling for to long

  • By mts1960 · New reply February 13, 2012
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  • Welp I have been a closet alcoholic since the day I said I do Sadly many wasted yrs and for what? guess I didn't care much as I was what they call a " functioning alcoholic" So to me it was ok. Now that ...

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