Tips to Stand Up to Your Alcoholic Husband

Are you living with an alcoholic husband? Do you feel like you are being taken advantage of? A number of women I treat in this position feel like a doormat and their self-esteem suffers each time they put up with the extreme selfishness of a spouse that is deep in his addiction.
If you are involved in a dysfunctional relationship with someone who consumes too much alcohol, never give up hope. Problem drinkers live in a world of denial, but at any moment they may hit bottom and seek to get help for their addiction problems.

If you are married to an alcoholic, you probably want to know how to make them stop drinking, right? Unfortunately, you can't. You just can't. They have to decide for themselves that they want to stop. They have to be willing to get help. You can support them and you can do things to help them, if they do indeed want help, but you cannot make them stop. And you cannot make them want or accept help.

Whenever you're a smoker then by accompanying him, your opportunities for quitting can increase manifold while you get instant support from somebody close to you. Even though whenever you're not a smoker, there certainly must be a field in your life on that you've been meaning to work and therefore you can make that your goal.

You have to understand, that providing too much care and attention will not help anyone. You should keep yourself from abuse. And if you try to help your spouse, getting him out of different problems he gets himself in due to his addiction - you should to stop this right now and leave him to the consequences of his addiction.

After finding motivation, devise a plan on how you can slowly progress from decreasing your liquor intake until you reach the point that you totally quit from drinking. You do not have to force yourself from immediately quitting. You should do the process at a gradual phase so that you can monitor your progress and be more motivated when you see that everything is going as planned.

Make sure not to eat or drink alcoholic beverages before bedtime. If your stomach is full it will make breathing more difficult. Alcoholic beverages relax the muscles in the back of the throat causing snoring problems. Both eating and drinking can cause snoring.