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Hi. I’m trying to find info on how vodka works with the Sinclair Method. My husband is currently 3 solid months (he has only not taken the pill 3 times in 3 months and drank and those were all but 1 in the first month) into TSM with Naltrexone. He has been compliant with waiting an hour as well. Biggest issue- He is a vodka drinker. I am not seeing much change but he says it’s helping he thinks. I’ve begged him to change to beer or wine. He won’t. The cycle I am seeing is this- good all day, comes home from work, takes pill, waits an hour, and then evidently drinks enough to have him tipsy to full on drink depending on the day. He tends to be this way when he cooks dinner (he is Fe cook in our family) and then doesn’t want to eat. Falls asleep. Wakes up and is better. I am not seeing him drink anymore after that each night. I have been very supportive of his journey with TSM and tolerated the drunkenness bc he is trying. Encouraged the change to wine/beer or to add vodka to a drink which he occasionally does, he keeps the alcohol away from where he sits in den, he waits the hour. I know in my head he is doing a lot to help. But I’m exhausted. I don’t want my kids seeing this. And they are very aware. We’ve been just shutting down the lights once we finish dinner and retiring to the bedroom to watch tv. Or I try to make our schedule where we ALL go out at night for various things. He won’t drink then. And tends to not drink after we get home either. But I post this to ask...will this work if this is how operates? I mean if continues to be compliant in taking and waiting the hour. Will he eventually just not want the vodka? He really seems to be just hitting the vodka hard one time each night and best I can guess possibly drinking 3-4 Oz straight and fast to get that tipsy that fast. I have suggested all I can. Please tell me if I can just be patient and wait this out, he will make it through to the other side. If I know that, then I can keep pressing on.
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