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Re: Need help for alcoholic friend

Post by peppermintpaddy » Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:58 pm

that genius wrote:
Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:07 am
I briefly worked with people on drugs/excess alcohol, and the ones that got off and stayed off usually credited some kind of religious thing
I'm 28 years off the booze,I credit no Religion/Religious group......I credit AA and myself.....
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Re: Need help for alcoholic friend

Post by chorlton » Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:02 pm

I hope she seeks help personally and personally takes responsibility for her recovery
transference isn't healthy nor is detachment from reality
the booze crutch doesn't need replaced with another

best of luck to you both
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Re: Need help for alcoholic friend

Post by peppermintpaddy » Sat Dec 30, 2017 6:56 am

chorlton wrote:
Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:02 pm
I hope she seeks help personally and personally takes responsibility for her recovery
transference isn't healthy nor is detachment from reality
the booze crutch doesn't need replaced with another

best of luck to you both
thats exactly whats needed,I can tell you know less than zero about addiction.....another feckin theoretician by the sound of it....
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Re: Need help for alcoholic friend

Post by chorlton » Sat Dec 30, 2017 2:53 pm

peppermintpaddy wrote:
Sat Dec 30, 2017 6:56 am
chorlton wrote:
Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:02 pm
I hope she seeks help personally and personally takes responsibility for her recovery
transference isn't healthy nor is detachment from reality
the booze crutch doesn't need replaced with another

best of luck to you both
thats exactly whats needed,I can tell you know less than zero about addiction.....another feckin theoretician by the sound of it....
I've seen trainspotting :lol:

stay nasty :roll:
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Re: Need help for alcoholic friend

Post by kiwiincambodia » Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:03 pm

chorlton wrote:
peppermintpaddy wrote:
Sat Dec 30, 2017 6:56 am
chorlton wrote:
Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:02 pm
I hope she seeks help personally and personally takes responsibility for her recovery
transference isn't healthy nor is detachment from reality
the booze crutch doesn't need replaced with another

best of luck to you both
thats exactly whats needed,I can tell you know less than zero about addiction.....another feckin theoretician by the sound of it....
I've seen trainspotting :lol:

stay nasty :roll:
If you haven’t seen it watch Requiem for a Dream. Bloody haunting movie.
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Re: Need help for alcoholic friend

Post by Beerinthemorning » Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:05 pm

peppermintpaddy wrote:
Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:58 pm
that genius wrote:
Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:07 am
I briefly worked with people on drugs/excess alcohol, and the ones that got off and stayed off usually credited some kind of religious thing
I'm 28 years off the booze,I credit no Religion/Religious group......I credit AA and myself.....
the booze still has a certain control over you if you had to stop it completely.
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Re: Need help for alcoholic friend

Post by that genius » Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:33 pm

People who credit themselves usually go back to it.

Isn't that the point, Beerinthemorning, you stop it completely because you know if you start it has won?
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Re: Need help for alcoholic friend

Post by chorlton » Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:50 pm

More people quit addictions than maintain them, and they do so on their own

https://www.psychologytoday.com/article ... ddiction-0

but what would I know..... :lol:
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Re: Need help for alcoholic friend

Post by Beerinthemorning » Sat Dec 30, 2017 4:14 pm

that genius wrote:
Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:33 pm
People who credit themselves usually go back to it.

Isn't that the point, Beerinthemorning, you stop it completely because you know if you start it has won?
nah.

you got to master your high.
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Re: Need help for alcoholic friend

Post by Arget » Sat Dec 30, 2017 6:55 pm

Beerinthemorning wrote:
Sat Dec 30, 2017 4:14 pm
that genius wrote:
Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:33 pm
People who credit themselves usually go back to it.

Isn't that the point, Beerinthemorning, you stop it completely because you know if you start it has won?
nah.

you got to master your high.
I have great respect for people who can give it up after years of drinking to excess. :Bravo: :Bravo: :Bravo: :Bravo: :Bravo: :Bravo: :Bravo:
I recently finally gave up smokes after 40+ years and it is good .

BITM dont put shit on someone who has managed to combat the illness that is alcoholism, respect them. =@
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