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sashasonya

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I got sober recently. How do I help my ex, who is an alcoholic, and says drinking is his religion?

Thanks.
 
EddieH

EddieH

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Congratulations on getting sober, Im the same nearly one month sober. I really think you have to help your self to get sober. I've done years of counciling about by alcoholism ,and it's really taken a health scare to make me come to my senses. No amount of talking would get through to me. It's a hard one with your ex, can't say I have an answer to that.
 
Lunar Lady

Lunar Lady

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Only your ex can help himself.

Concerned that his life will be easier if you return to drink. Be careful he doesn't de-rail you .

Congratulations on getting sober and don't give up that success and freedom for anybody else. x
 
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sashasonya

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Hello! I have been drinking with my ex. I only drink with him for the most part, though, and don’t drink at home really (maybe total 6 drinks a week). He drinks 10 at a time, though! I’m really worried about him. Any new advice?
 
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celticlass

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Yes. Don't drink with him. keep self sober. go to AA . persuade him to go too.
 
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