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Tired Daughter's Story

Posted by on 14 February 2017 | 2 Comments

My dad is a recovering alcoholic of about 5 or 6 years and has relapsed. He has been drinking again for about 7 months and doesn't seem to want to stop. It started with him just drinking in the weekends a couple times... Read more

Anonymous Story

Posted by on 10 January 2017 | 4 Comments

My husband has a binge drinking problem. When he drinks he doesn't come home and doesn't even bother to make any contact with me. This problem has nearly destroyed our relationship numerous times. I never know when he is going to do it next.... Read more

Nathan's New Year 2017 Blog

Posted by on 10 January 2017 | 4 Comments

It’s New Year’s Eve and they’re the words you’ve been waiting to hear! ‘2017 is going to be different, this year I’m going to stop.’ Perhaps you heard these or similar words uttered recently by an addicted family member you’ve been hoping against all hope will... Read more

Rosemary's Story

Posted by on 11 December 2016 | 0 Comments

I am an addict in recovery. My youngest son is finally clean and sober at 35. He's just gotten married and turned his life around. It had consumed my life since he was 14 years old. I thought I was going insane. His... Read more

Abby's Story

Posted by on 11 December 2016 | 3 Comments

My husband has not drunk to unwarranted nasty drunkenness for 11 years, or used and dealt marijuana for 35 years, but his behaviours and irrational thinking are still those of an addict. When he became a born again Christian 35 years ago he believes... Read more

Lost for words mum

Posted by on 5 December 2016 | 3 Comments

I have a 33yr old daughter who seems to have lost her way and has turned to a life of drugs. The sad part is there is a little boy involved who both my husband and I worry about. We tread lightly as... Read more

Donna's Story

Posted by on 28 October 2016 | 2 Comments

My 19-year-old son is addicted to synthetics. Has been for last few years. Finally cleaned up his act and moved away for a few months and is now back and up to old habits. Today I rang the psychiatric crisis number as he... Read more

Amy's Story

Posted by on 28 October 2016 | 1 Comments

My partner is a crystal meth addict. Today is day three of his recovery. We’ve been together for nine years and it feels like we’ve done day three a million times. He gets into this cycle where he just disappears for 2 –... Read more

Anonymous Story

Posted by on 28 October 2016 | 1 Comments

Hi there, so this is my first entry. I’m married to an alcoholic. He is okay when drinking at home but not when he goes out on the weekend with the boys - which he has done almost every weekend since we got... Read more

Ally's Story

Posted by on 25 October 2016 | 3 Comments

Hi. My partner is a meth addict which I have just found out, he has admitted it and says he is clean and has been for 50 days. I have no idea how to deal with this and kicked him out of my... Read more