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    • Unspoken pain

      Going to see you and I'm scared what I will face, seeing you shrunken and in this state will cause too much pain. Almost feels like I'm looking at a mirror of mum's helplessness...

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      Posted by: tm19x
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    • Recovering alcoholic left

      This is a bit of a different one but alcoholic father did good and is in recovery coming up 2 years. We endured the years of his alcohol and stayed close by...

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      Posted by: alonenowsober
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    • Drinking Culture and trauma

      In September, it'll be my work's annual company day, usually a day away with an overnight stay. I missed one year, the only year I attended was tame due to cost saving, so they...

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      Posted by: onthemerrygoroundagain
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    • Still Haunted

      Hi I grew up with an alcoholic father from my earliest memory until I moved out aged 21. I am now 44 years old and find that time of my life still haunts me...

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      Posted by: paulw1979
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    • Reflection of my youth

      You may have influenced me to believe I'm inherently wrong. There's a whole lot of shame being carried that never belonged to me. You took your load and passed it on, I felt it in...

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      Posted by: tm19x
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    • At my wits end

      My mum is in her early 60s and has been an alcoholic for over 20 years. She has been to rehab twice and started drinking immediately when she left. People keep saying ‘she needs to hit...

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      Posted by: nw5
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Recent topics

  • Unspoken pain
    Going to see you and I'm scared what I will face, seeing you shrunken and in this state will cause too much pain. Almost feels…
  • Recovering alcoholic left
    This is a bit of a different one but alcoholic father did good and is in recovery coming up 2 years. We endured the years…
  • Drinking Culture and trauma
    In September, it'll be my work's annual company day, usually a day away with an overnight stay. I missed one year, the only year I…
  • My dad is choosing alcohol
    For context from the day i was born till i was 12 me and my dad were close then the pandemic hit and he took…
  • Still Haunted
    Hi I grew up with an alcoholic father from my earliest memory until I moved out aged 21. I am now 44 years old and…

Recent replies

  • Hi, I’m so sorry for the pain you’re currently experiencing, this sound so raw for you. Seeing the effects of alcoholism on our parents can…
    listener on Unspoken pain
  • It’s so hard seeing our parents struggle with this disease, and it sounds like you have already lost your mum to alcoholism, which is just…
    here2help on Unspoken pain
  • Hi, I’m glad you’ve reached out here on the message board. This sounds so difficult for you. It’s really hard to say what’s ‘normal’ or…
    listener on Recovering alcoholic left
  • It's nice to share it here were people can understand. Sometimes it does feel very isolating not having anyone who understands what this is like.…
    tm19x on Reflection of my youth
  • I know exactly what you mean about this social expectation to be surrounded by alcohol and what that’s like as someone who’s life has been…
    henryvipart2 on Drinking Culture and trauma

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