My sister is dating an alcoholic
I also hope that it serves as an inspiration to you that you are not alone, and that you really can live the life you want.
For those that are curious – my husband is indeed still sober and is an amazing example of strength and triumph over addiction.
Only you know what is right for you – and your heart is where you will find that answer.
I can say from personal experience that following your heart is not always easy, nor does it feel very good at times.
So once you make your decision, you must also be willing to stick to it.
I don’t know any person who has not ‘threatened to leave’ an alcoholic spouse as a leverage chip to try and get their spouse sober. If you say you will leave, yet don’t, you are reinforcing the fact that you think it is OK that they continue to drink.I became a trainee manager at a brasserie in Covent Garden. To increase my enjoyment of the evening I had a large glass of red wine that the barman would top up constantly.Every time I returned to it from showing customers to a table, the glass was full. I went back to my flat, stood in front of the bathroom mirror with my eyes closed and, when I was sure that my face was in its normal work mode, opened my eyes.I hope my art and writing makes your journey better, too.He's one of Britain's most acclaimed stand-up comics and has become a TV star with shows such as the sitcom Lead Balloon and Celebrity Big Brother.