Posted , 7 users are following.
Our Mum has always been a drinker, but we didn't realise the full extent of the problem until the break down of her second marriage. When she has a drink she changes; becoming short-tempered, argumentative and distant - which caused the divorce, as she refused to quit drinking/change. Now her third marriage is ending for the same reason and we're worried how she'll cope! We have already started to notice changes; such as finding her crying on the floor and her not eating for days (which is making her weak/pass out). She drinks every night and has been known to injure herself from drunken falls - but she thinks it's everyone else with the problem. When you try to talk to her about it, it only makes things worse - as she feels like everyone is attacking her! We have no idea how to deal with things, as we don't want to confront her and push her away... it will only make her worse and then who knows what could happen! If anyone has any advice at all we'd really appreciate it? Many thanks in advance!
3 likes, 13 replies