The Drinker Can Be Humiliating

Families of alcoholics will often agree that the drinker can be humiliating. Their actions are not logical, and they aren’t thinking, they just act. This is really hard for partners and extended family to cope with, children feel embarrassed and uncomfortable.  What’s the definition of “Humiliation”? to make someone feel ashamed or lose respect for himself or herself To give some Read More

Chaos living with a drinker

If only you could live with in a home of alcoholism and things would be simple. The chaos living with a drinker can be too much for many families.  If you haven’t watched my short video on Chaos you can do that by clicking here.  The unpredictability, drama and incidents that happen become all too Read More

Blame is rife in homes of alcoholism

Blame is rife in homes of alcoholism.  When the drinker is in the full flow of their addiction, they will often blame their family or other reasons why they drink.  Very often the family will blame the drinker for all the chaos that they cause, and often it’s true, they do cause the chaos.  The Read More

Coping with anxiety when someone drinks too much

Oh the joys of living with a drinker. The more I’ve learnt I realise how utterly tragic this is for all concerned. One of the biggest issues is coping with anxiety when someone drinks too much.  When you are lacking support and aren’t following a 12 step program, I believe that managing and living with Read More

Carrying anger from living with a drinker

Are you carrying anger from living with a drinker? If you are then you aren’t alone. Whether you still live with a drinker, or they’re part of your life in some way or not, that anger lingers on. Families of alcoholics tend to think logically about the drinkers behaviour, but it’s not about logic. They’re Read More