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5 Quick Tips To Help Your Alcoholic Spouse

Posted Sep 29 2010 11:33am

Are you living with an alcoholic? At the beginning of your marriage, your spouse did not have a drinking problem. Maybe 2 kids later, some job stress, and the stresses involved in raising children have led to more frequent drinking and larger amounts. The process of developing an alcohol problem is gradual.

Although you have concluded you have an alcoholic husband or alcoholic wife,  your spouse remains in denial. Here are 5 quick tips to to help you with your alcoholic spouse:

  • Talk to your alcoholic spouse about your concerns only when they are sober.
  • Offer to go with them to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting together.
  • If your alcoholic husband is willing to quit and has been drinking a lot of alcohol every day for a long period of time, make sure he sees a medical professional who can prevent alcohol withdrawal symptoms.
  • Start going to Al-Anon meetings. These are very important for you to get support.
  • Consider seeing a therapist to work through the depression and anger that goes along with living with an alcoholic. You may need also need some help with some codependency issues.

As you know, living with an alcoholic is full of drama and chaos. If your alcoholic spouse is not willing to address their alcohol problem, you absolutely must let them suffer the consequences of the disease to get them out of denial. Do not let any codependency issues stand in your way!

If you want additional help turning your marriage around click here to register for my free report on, “ 5 Proven Methods For a Healthier Marriage With Your Alcoholic Spouse”. It may save your family’s life. The information in this report gives you very simple strategies that could very well save your marriage.

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