Life as a child of an alcoholic

Living with an alcoholic – child of an alcoholics perspective The house is busy with students in the kitchen, Dad isn’t around and Mum is busy cooking dinner. My sister is in her room and I’m just wondering about, not feeling settled and that’s how I usually feel.  Life as  a child of an alcoholic Read More

Daughter of an alcoholic father

What’s it like to be the daughter of an alcoholic father and is it any different to being a partner or other family member? In my experience as the daughter of an alcoholic father, there is a big difference in being a child of an alcoholic than being a partner to one. The rest of Read More

Feeling Disconnected?

Feeling disconnected for me was one of the worst things of my childhood and going into adult life. It wasn’t until I went to Al-Anon that I found myself understood. I remember being at home thinking why doesn’t my Mum understand where I’m coming from. She doesn’t seem to be able to understand my point Read More

Relationships – Are Your Values The Same?

Dear Jo I’ve been in a relationship for a little while, about 8 months and I keep arguing with my partner about money and his incessant working. I want to spend time with him but he’s got other ideas. He is so focused on how much money he has, it seems more important than me. Read More

Your Self-Esteem is Your Responsiblity

Dove are launching a series of six animated films, you can read more about their launch here.  The series is about raising self-esteem and body confidence. Whilst it’s focused at the younger generation, this is so relevant to people of all ages. Your self-esteem is your responsibility, act now! There seems to be a big Read More