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Living in hell with a drunk

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Living in hell with a drunk

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Dear Christine,
I am living with a man who behaves like hell let loose over little stupid things.
He gives me next to nothing for the home, but expects to find a plate of food on the table whenever he comes home.
Many times, I use my own resources to help out in the house.
He is also a serious drinker. It is so bad that some Monday mornings, he cannot make it to work.
I have told him more than once that I will leave, but he does not seem to care.
He tells me whenever I am ready, I am free to go. Do you see any hope in this relationship?
– P.W.
Dear P.W.,
I am not a fortune-teller, but what I see ahead for you is a life of continued misery if you remain with this man.
Why are you still in the house?
It is true that all things are possible, but honestly ask yourself if you foresee any change in the future.
Your friend clearly needs help from Alcoholics Anonymous, and maybe you can encourage him to pay them a visit.
That apart, he has already told you that you are free to go.
Isn’t that an indication that he does not care?
Girl, make that move towards a better life for yourself!