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Hello. I had a fairly rough childhood until I went into high school. My mom is an alcoholic, but once I turned about 13 or 14 she managed to stop drinking. Somewhat scarred and turned off of alcohol, I've only had a few experiences with it in my life so far (I'm 19). I recently moved away to college and my brother came out as an alcoholic, which, I guess, complicated things for my mom. She relapsed. For about 6 months from last September to January, she was drinking pretty often. She's stopped now and I don't suspect her to start up again, but I've lost some trust in her so there's that. Since then, I haven't been okay being around or consuming alcohol. Herein lies my problem: I'm in a long-distance relationship with my girlfriend, who is about a 10 hour drive from my college. Whenever she drinks, I get really, really uneasy. I try not to tell her that it gets to me, but it does. She knows my situation and she understands why I feel this anxiety, but I know it's a natural part of life to consume alcohol and that not everybody who drinks has a problem with it. But still, I can't shake this feeling.
tl;dr: Since I've grown up with an alcoholic parent, I don't trust alcohol. My girlfriend drinks occasionally (she doesn't have a problem), we're long-distance, but I get really uneasy when I know she's out drinking. How can I shake this feeling?
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