excited for christmas




i was really looking forward to christmas but I know its a time of year when everyone is celebrating. i feel as though my Christmas memories are ruined by living with someone who drinks so much so I don’t know how I can make my Christmas special again.

  • helper01

    Hi yolo999,

    I'm so sorry to hear that you feel like your Christmas memories have been ruined by living with someone who drinks too much. I hope this year will be better for you.
    Please know that you are not alone, and Nacoa is here to help. If you like, you can speak to one of our helpline counsellors on the helpline via phone or email (0800 358 3456, helpline@nacoa.org.uk) about how you're feeling. Everything you say will remain confidential, and there is no judgement from anyone at Nacoa.

    I hope this helps.


  • uniquemind

    Hi yolo111

    I’m really sorry to hear you’re experiencing this. Sounds like familiar emotions. I always used to feel this way around Christmas time when my mother drank a lot during the time I was growing up. Always remember, you are not alone and there is so many people who can relate to your personal experiences. Although if you do need someone to talk to, you can always contact a helpline counsellor on 0800 358 3456, or email address is helpline@nacoa.org.uk

    I really hope your new year is better.

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