I really like my great accomplice however I can’t cope together with his heavy consuming

DEAR DEIDRE: MY accomplice is a heavy drinker and each time I scent alcohol on him, it sends my anxiousness into overdrive.

I used to be a single guardian for ten years after my divorce. My daughter is now 13 and I met a stunning man final 12 months by way of my meditation group.


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I’m 39 and he’s 43.

He admitted he had an issue with alcohol that just about killed him and requested me to assist him get sober. I used to be completely satisfied to.

He went to AA conferences and the whole lot was nice for six months however he relapsed and has not recovered.

I broke up with him however we’re making an attempt once more, although he’s admitted he by no means wished to surrender consuming and solely did it to maintain me completely satisfied.

We don’t reside collectively and his consuming received worse in lockdown.

My buddies say I deserve somebody so significantly better however he’s the nicest man I’ve ever met when he’s sober.

DEIDRE SAYS: Solely he can resolve to get sober and solely you’ll be able to resolve if the completely satisfied moments when he’s not been consuming outweigh the fear and unhappiness the remainder of the time.

Issue within the impact in your daughter of you being so careworn.

My e-leaflet Dealing With A Drinker will help you resolve.

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