Alcoholism increases ill-health of partners in live-in relationships This report is somewhat obvious to many women but sometimes it is reassuring to know there are others also suffering. Violence by alcoholic men toward their partners is common, especially on the days men drink; rates have been estimated at 50% to 65% in those starting alcoholism …∞
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Recovery gives many benefits such as those related in the 12 promises of recovery. Each and every member of any 12 Step Fellowship has things they value. One day I began to think about what I liked about recovery. I excluded the 12 Steps, Traditions and Promises and came up with a simply worded list. …∞
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The family environment and genetics can perpetuate a vicious and destructive cycle.
Women seeking recovery from alcoholism/ addiction often must also overcome a history of sexual abuse as well as the challenges of raising children, poverty, lack of education and other obstacles, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported. Sexual abuse, domestic violence and depression can be both a cause and effect of alcohol and drug use among women, experts …∞
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