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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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8 reviews

Cellulitis

(+) No matter how small if you have a proble - get it checked out! (-) .. (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2005)

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3 reviews

Member Advice on Surviving an Accident

(+) You learn from your experiences and how to handle that should it ever happen again. (-) Damaged vehcile. Loss of no claims. Expense of excess. (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2003)

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8 reviews

Member Advice on Coping With Colic

(+) see review (-) see review (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2004)

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3 reviews

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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8 reviews

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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10 reviews

Member Advice on Open Relationships

(+) You may laugh (-) You may eat ice cream (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2003)

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6 reviews

Member Advice on Being a Step Parent

(+) Can Be Very Rewarding, You Can Get Lots More Love, You Can Help The Children Grow (-) Can Be Very Hard Work, The Children Can Be Resentful, Ex-Partners Can Make Life Difficult (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2000)

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17 reviews

Is there life after fifty ?

(+) Fifty years experience (-) depends. (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2004)

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5 reviews

How loneliness can affect your life

(+) may help somone. (-) A general view. (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2004)

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7 reviews

Member Advice on Living with an autistic child

(+) A very loving child (-) Social problems, very difficult to live with, the list goes on.... (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2002)

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6 reviews

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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13 reviews

Member Advice on Attracting Women

(+) sex, love, marriage, friendship (-) black widow after effects, stds, slahed tyres (just kidding) (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2002)

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5 reviews

Member advice on Childbirth - The Father

(+) Incredible experience that you will never forget! (-) Pain caused to the ones you love! (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2004)

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2 reviews

Member Advice on Vaccination

(+) Saves lives. Lots of them (-) A lot of largely ill-informed hysteria (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2001)

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14 reviews

Member Advice on Not Wanting Children

(+) See review (-) See review (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2004)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Parent Teacher Association

(+) Being involved with your childrens school (-) Being at school too much! (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2006)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Member Advice on Being in Foster Care or Children's Homes

(+) At least I wasn't put in a "home" (-) There are some foster parents that have no right to be (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2003)

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9 reviews

Coping With Not Being Able to Have Children

(+) no periods post hysterectomy... (-) longing, heartache when you see a baby, loss of self worth... (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2007)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Starting Playgroup

(+) Your child gets to learn and play in a wonderful vibrant enviroment, get some time to yourself, watching your child grow. (-) You have to let go! (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2006)

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1 Review

When your child leaves home

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

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Member Advice on Bottle Feeding

(+) Anyone can feed, gives you a little more freedom. (-) The way people judge you, the lack of help and support avaliable. (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2003)

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3 reviews

Member Advice on Positive Parenting

(+) You should end up with a well behaved child (-) You will have a headache. The exact technique may not work for every child (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2008)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Member Advice on Vasectomy

(+) No more children (-) It is just a small prick but it hurts (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2001)

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12 reviews

Members Advice on Seniors Relationships

(+) Trips down memory lane, getting to help them (-) Difficult to watch them grow old (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2006)

User reviews (2)

 
2 reviews

Member Advice on Antenatal Classes

(+) Plenty of opportunity to discuss hopes & fears (-) May have to pay a fee (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2000)

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6 reviews

Member Advice on Wedding Photographers

(+) Memories worth seeing over and over! (-) hearing "Just a few more please!" (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2006)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Member Advice on Long Distance Relationships

(On Ciao since: 01/2005)

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7 reviews

Member Advice on Prenatal stimulation

(+) may lead to better life-chances for your baby (-) many options cost a lot (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2001)

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2 reviews

Member Advice on Womens Relationships

(+) Being with someone you love (-) Differences between men and women (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2006)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

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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 28.12.2006 · 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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