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... from the time he was 14 to present age 44. I helped him so much, it broke my heart not to help him, in the end, I went to counseling myself and I had to do the tough love, it still broke my heart, but I did it, and it was the best thing I could have done. ... (4 replies)
... Sunny, it is good to hear that your son recovered and you now have peace of mind. I guess the only way is 'tough' love. I get lots of arguments from my grandson as to why I should not be tough, but I know alcoholics will say anything to maintain their drinking. Your post has inspired me to carry on being tough, As I am too old now to see my grandson through to his... (4 replies)
... are not alone, being alone usually ends up drinking, so living alone is not a good answer. Living with you is also not a good answer, and yes, you need to have tough love. You can call Alcoholics Anonymous and ask they about the Progress homes. They can live there for as long as they want as long as they don't drink. ... (4 replies)

... Has anyone out there had the experience of having to ask their alcoholic relative to leave the house? ... (4 replies)
... Sunny, Thanky you for your kind reply. I live in Scotland, although we don't have what you describe in our area, we do have lots of other detox and couselling facilities. Trouble is, my grandson usually can't be bothered availing himself of these unless I do all the groundwork for him. Although in his new flat he will be alone, but it is not far from our home and his... (4 replies)
... My uncle started using drugs and became an alcoholic when he was still in his teens. His parents constantly gave him chances to straighten himself out but he never did. ... (12 replies)
Teens Drinking
Jan 6, 2005
... to do. We have made various suggestions.....the only one she sees interested in is something to do with computer game software, and she has said that she would love to be a marine biologist working specificly with whales and dolphins but can't stand seeing sick animals and probably wouldn't be able to do it. ... (217 replies)

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