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12 Apr 2006

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Hi all , I've been married for 9 years , a year and a half ago I was on the edge of a divorce due to my hb drinking to much.
After six months of individual and couple therapy he stopped drinking for three months (this was after every day drinking and worse over the weekend) . All was well , he had his drinks over the weekend but staying within the limets . He has been working for himself for three years and decided to open a shop , he opend his doors a week ago , before that I warned him that the is no drinking at the shop if wants to invite someone for a drink they can drink at home , I come home after work and expect the same from him (we have two sons) . Well on Friday night when he was not home at seven , I went to his shop and found him in the pub with two of his friends , he almost fell off his chair when he saw me and jumped up and said that he is on his way. Over the wekend he got sozzled Saterday and Sunday (we had two occasions) , I warned him that he is stepping out of line I 'm not taking this rubbish agian , it will be tickets for him , last night he came home at seven again , I asked him straight he said that he was not at the pub , he was at the shop next door and had a drink there (wow) he said that he is under a lot of stress , he is running around and can't get to every thing ........ do I give him three months to shape up , or do yo think that I need to give him the space ? or do I prepare myself for the worse taking his past into consideration ? thanks
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

With alcohol problems, one-off therapy isn't usually the answer, so he may beed to see his counsellors again for a refresher
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