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Living with Alcoholism

(+) N/A (-) Lack of support, ungrounded opposition to solutions (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2004)

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Members advice on your drink being spiked

(+) you need to be warned (-) that you should have to be warned (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2005)

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Member advice on choosing a residential care home

(+) There is always someone on hand for old folk who need it (-) They have very few 'rights' when they are in there (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2004)

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Member Advice on Philandering

(+) Fun and sex if thats what you want, and are unhappy. (-) Loss of partner, home, security, respect, other peoples lives destroyed. (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2003)

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Member Advice on Preparing for your Baby's Arrival

(+) This'll tell you everything you could possibly want to know (-) It'll also tell you a hundred and one things you don't (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2001)

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Should one parent stay at home full-time?

(+) see review (-) see review (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2002)

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Member Advice on Age Gaps

(+) Nothing matters when love is true. (-) sometimes you have to let go. (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2004)

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Member Advice on Being a Good Dad

(+) Watching them grow and mature. (-) Watching as they get hurt. (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2002)

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Member Advice on Female Sterilisation

(+) No worries about getting pregnant (-) Bitter, bitter regrets (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2001)

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My Experiences of Weaning

(+) Get it right and it sets your child up for life. (-) It doesn't always run smoothly (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2011)

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When your child leaves home

(+) A fantastic opportunity (-) Feeling a bit sad (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2007)

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Non-religious funerals

(+) "I came like the wind...." (-) "....like water I go." (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2009)

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Member Advice on Separated Families

(+) Two lots of presents, happier parents (-) Tearful times (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2002)

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Art Activities For Babies and Very Young Children

(+) You and your child have fun, wonderful artwork covering your walls, extra special gifts for family (-) Absolutley None (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2011)

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Members Advice on Buying Toys

(+) Buying the right bike makes it a less frequent event (-) It only starts with buying the bike - what about knowing how to ride it? (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2001)

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The Downfalls of Underestimation

Advantages: N/A
Disadvantages: Lack of support, ungrounded opposition to solutions

This is a bit of a difficult piece to write, so please bear with me a little – I’ve never been very good at totally serious writing. The first thing I want to say, which is hugely important and I’ll explain in detail a bit later, is that I have in no way ...

User28571 28.07.2007 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
Review of Living with Alcoholism

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Living with an alcoholic is the hardest thing I ever did do

Advantages: None for me
Disadvantages: Everything for me!

In my family there is a long line of alcoholics. I'm not talking about a party family, who drink too much as such but on both sides of my family I have Aunts who one died (not related to alcohol by the way) that had been an alcoholic but had remained drin ...

xxfoxyredxx 11.01.2013 · Read full review
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LIVING WITH AN ALCOHOLIC

Advantages: You can come out of this a stronger person
Disadvantages: Some scars never heal

...I have thought long and hard about posting this review and I do hope that it does not make anybody uncomfortable, my intention is to show that there is life after living with an alcoholic, albeit incomplete. I am able to clearly recall memories as far ...

mistymoosy 29.12.2006 · Read full review
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Help Me.

Advantages: Light at the end of the tunnel.
Disadvantages: Difficult times.

For those of you who have read one of my last reviews regarding my brother and his mental health issues, one of the ways in which he at one time used to be able to deal with the situation was through the very severe use of alcohol. It was not just one of ...

dynamicnurse 11.07.2013 · Read full review
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My Husband Is A Recovering Alcoholic

Advantages: They Don't Remember
Disadvantages: Waking Up Scared

He always liked a drink from long before I met him. At first it wasn't a problem, the occasional bad mood and flash temper tantrum, but as the years passed it got gradually worse. I will say that I was very worried, especially since we have a daughter w ...

tinac59 19.10.2004 · Read full review
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