He didn’t want to be with an alcoholic—with someone he couldn’t 100% trust to never drink again.
I have trouble referring to myself as a woman in this grieving process (whatever that is) because I have felt more like a wounded child this past year than ever before.
I was an alcoholic when I got married. It took me a long time to admit it, but once I did, I committed to learning how to cope without numbing.
I discovered the concept of love addiction at a recovery conference. As I listened, I shuddered as I realized how many of the boxes I ticked.