Interview with an Al-Anon member about her experiences dealing with family members’ alcoholism

Welcome to First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery from Al-Anon Family Groups. This is a series of podcasts to discuss some common concerns for people who have been affected by someone else’s drinking.

This podcast features an interview with an anonymous Al-Anon member who shares about her experiences in dealing with alcoholism in loved ones, and how Al-Anon helped.

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Family members worry about how much someone drinks

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Welcome to First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery. This is a series of podcasts to discuss some common concerns for people who have been affected by someone else’s drinking.

Today we’re going to ask Al-Anon members if they ever worried about how much someone else drank.

How to locate a meeting

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Our lives became unmanageable

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Welcome to First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery. This is a series of podcasts to discuss some common concerns for people who have been affected by someone else’s drinking.

Today we’re going to ask Al-Anon members how they came to realize that their lives had become unmanageable.

How to locate a meeting

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Would the drinking stop if he or she loved you?

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Welcome to First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery. This is a series of podcasts to discuss some common concerns for people who have been affected by someone else’s drinking.

Today we’re going to ask Al-Anon members if they ever thought the drinking would stop if the drinker really loved them.

How to locate a meeting

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Afraid to upset a loved one during the holidays?

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Welcome to First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery. This is a series of podcasts to discuss some common concerns for people who have been affected by someone else’s drinking.

Today we’re going to ask Al-Anon members if they ever felt afraid to upset a loved one during the holidays.

How to locate a meeting

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Do you feel like a failure?

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Welcome to First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery. This is a series of podcasts to discuss some common concerns for people who have been affected by someone else’s drinking.

Today Candace, Roger, and Carol will tell us if they ever felt like a failure because they couldn’t control their loved one’s drinking.

How to locate a meeting

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Do you ever lie to cover up the drinking?

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Welcome to First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery. This is a series of podcasts to discuss some common concerns for people who have been affected by someone else’s drinking.

Today Ann, Bob, and Anne will tell us if they ever told lies to cover up for someone else’s drinking problems.

How to locate a meeting

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Do you have money problems because of someone else’s drinking?

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Welcome to First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery. This is a series of podcasts to discuss some common concerns for people who have been affected by someone else’s drinking.

Today Veronica, Tarcila, and Wendy will tell us how they handled money problems that were due to someone else’s drinking.

How to locate a meeting

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Is it hard to trust people?

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Welcome to First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery. This is a series of podcasts to discuss some common concerns for people who have been affected by someone else’s drinking.

Today Hannah, Catherine, Jerry, and Veronica will tell us how someone’s drinking affected their ability to trust people.

How to locate a meeting

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Have you experienced danger?

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Welcome to “First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery” from Al-Anon Family Groups. This is a series of podcasts to discuss some common concerns for people who have been affected by someone else’s drinking.

Maggie, Corrie, Jack, and Jane are with us today. All are active Al-Anon members. They are willing to talk about dangerous situations they or their chidren have experienced due to someone else’s drinking.

How to locate a meeting

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