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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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    • 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 up drinking. He used to stay at home to...

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    • i feel alone all the time

      my dad has a drinking addiction and my mum recently has chose to ignore it or refuse to believe it anymore and my brother is at uni so its made it extremely difficult for...

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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…
  • 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…

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  • 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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