If you’re married to an alcoholic and they won’t do anything about their addiction, you can do more than just “put up with it.” Here are 5 things you can do that will help you endure, and may even lead to your spouse getting the help they need.
Go to an Al-Anon meeting. Find a good Al-Anon meeting in your area. You may have to shop around to find an effective one. Don’t settle for one where everyone is just complaining. And when you find a good one, go more than once a week. You will be educated about addiction and learn what you can expect living with an alcoholic. There are meetings for families and for teens as well. [Read more…]