God Helped Me Conquer Alcoholism – An Interview

G:  I'm here with Todd, and we're talking about his fight with alcoholism.  Todd, can you tell us a little bit about the circumstances with respect to your marriage just before you decided to give up alcohol? T:  Well, my wife and I were drinking buddies.  We were very close when we were drinking.  But my wife decided I drank too much.  She could control it more than I. She'd stop, and I drank beer until it was gone.  Twelve, fourteen, sixteen—I drank beer until there was no more.  She didn't...
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Free from Addiction

By Michael H My father was an alcoholic. His mother was an alcoholic. When my father drank, he was an angry drunk, and the more he drank the angrier he became. His anger manifested itself through fighting. As a teenager he fought while drunk. As an adult, I witnessed him initiate a fist fight with a neighbor over the placement of a garbage can in the alley behind our house. He fought on the sports field, the basketball court, at work and at home. He medicated his pains with alcohol. Eventuall...
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