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Old 09-19-2017, 10:46 PM
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Default You are not alone!

Echoing Lordbew: SoberRecovery is an awesome site.

You'll discover that you're not the only one whose LO is an addict - as well as tons of support from those who've been there - and those of us who still are.

Addiction is a disease. It's insanity.
Those of us who love an addict/alcoholic have to learn to accept that there's not a damn thing we can do to "save" our LO.

Please, please check out SoberRecovery. It's the best forum I've found to learn about the demons of addiction and how to cope. I am a recovering addict/alcoholic, my husband is struggling to stay clean. It tears me up at times - to love someone as much as I do him and know that I am utterly powerless to help him. If I hadn't had the support I've found on that forum [for 13 years now] I'd have gone stark, raving mad. [There are many who say that I'm pretty nutty, but I'm ok with that. ]

Really, the only thing you can do to help an addict is to take care of yourself first. Don't let their insanity destroy you as well.
You don't have to do this alone.

This is the link to SR's "Friends and Family" forum.

Please feel free to PM me.
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