How to Deal With an Alcoholic Parent

Growing up in this type of atmosphere was very difficult for me because mom was a closet drinker and would go on binges that were awful. I would always be extremely embarrassed to bring friends over after school or on the weekends. Very rarely did I ever invite them to spend the night either. I […]


How to Not Respond to An Alcoholic

I thought I would never be able to stop responding to the troublesome things that the alcoholic in my life would direct toward me. I learned how to not respond by attending Al-anon meetings and through praying for help. I’ll never forget how hard it was to relinquish the old behavior patterns. They […]