We care, for the better.
A place for families, because you don't have to use drugs to be affected by them.
- How do I know if they're using drugs?
- Why do they use drugs/alcohol?
- Is it my fault?
- How can I cope with their behaviour?
- Understanding the stages of addiction and recovery
- Where do I get the help I need?
- Getting support for your loved one
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if I could only make her see what she is doing
Posted by everhopefull on 24 June 2015.
this is the first time ive ever used a forum and its in desperation to help me help my daughter. my daughter is 25 yrs old has 3 young children and her life is out of control with alcohol. I could fill pages with the effects drink has had on her life her childrens life and her familles lives trying to help her. I feel im in a losing battle where im constantly trying to save her from herself. ive been in situations that ive pulled her out of places , tryed tobkeep her away from drinking friends, had the children for days untill she is in control of herself. she has missed so many important things for the children. ive tried everything from beingvsupportive asking her to see her gp. paid her debts , pleading, probably saying the wrong things in the heat of the moment. I am at the end of the road now, I feel lost, guilty, and so sad. all I can see ahead is her life being destroyed . she is a binge drinker and will justify this as being young and needing a life. she has never admited having a problem and never associates any of the chaos with how her drinking makes her behave. how can I encorage her to admit she has a problem
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