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The main problem with alcoholism is that an none-alcoholic will never truly understand an alcoholic.

If you have no trouble at all with alcohol - you are trying to understand something you have no idea about - no experience.

Let's take 'sex' for instance.

I come to you and tell you that I just had the most satisfying and exciting sexual encounter in my life!

- But you've never done IT!
How are you going to truly know what I am talking about?

Well! You could buy some books - look at some XXX-movies and get rather well informed - even get a momentary 'hands-on' experience ;) ...but you would be nowhere near understanding 'my' experience - unless you went out and had some of IT.

Alcoholism is a truly baffling monster.
- for the none-active-alcoholic dealing/helping/sponsoring active alcoholics it can be just as baffling and frustrating sometimes as for the 'normal' person.



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Alcoholism 145 Milo 12-Apr-08 02:54
Re: Alcoholism 97 Citizen Attorney 12-Apr-08 03:28
Re: Alcoholism 101 Milo 12-Apr-08 04:08
Re: Alcoholism 75 Pete Vanderzwet 12-Apr-08 08:11
Re: Alcoholism 76 Milo 12-Apr-08 13:26
Re: Alcoholism 49 Citizen Attorney 12-Apr-08 15:39
Re: Alcoholism 147 ingi 12-Apr-08 09:38
Re: Alcoholism 92 SphinxGirl 12-Apr-08 10:07
Re: Alcoholism 99 Milo 12-Apr-08 13:34
Re: Alcoholism 112 SphinxGirl 13-Apr-08 10:34
Alcoholism - First the problem has to be recognised... 95 Milo 13-Apr-08 12:23
Re: Alcoholism - First the problem has to be recognised... 112 SphinxGirl 14-Apr-08 00:56
Re: Alcoholism 95 Avatar 12-Apr-08 11:14
Re: Alcoholism 98 Milo 12-Apr-08 13:32
Re: Alcoholism 100 Hoppy 12-Apr-08 14:44
Re: Alcoholism 99 Milo 12-Apr-08 15:10
Re: Alcoholism 58 MALaclypse 12-Apr-08 15:31
Wallow in self pity 109 debraregypt 12-Apr-08 15:36
Re: Alcoholism 121 Milo 12-Apr-08 15:54
Re: Alcoholism 98 MALaclypse 12-Apr-08 15:56
Re: Alcoholism 96 Milo 12-Apr-08 16:03
Re: Alcoholism 99 MALaclypse 12-Apr-08 16:26
Re: Alcoholism 99 Raja 12-Apr-08 16:31
Re: Alcoholism 72 Raja 12-Apr-08 16:40
Re: Alcoholism 98 debraregypt 12-Apr-08 16:54
Re: Alcoholism 93 Raja 12-Apr-08 18:31
Re: Alcoholism 103 Avatar 15-Apr-08 23:31
Re: Alcoholism 108 MALaclypse 12-Apr-08 16:51
Re: Alcoholism 104 Raja 12-Apr-08 18:45
Alcohol and Liver Disease; 78 Raja 12-Apr-08 18:52
Re: Alcohol and Liver Disease; 102 Hoppy 13-Apr-08 15:10
Re: Alcohol and Liver Disease; 96 Raja 13-Apr-08 17:39
Re: Alcohol and Liver Disease; 97 debraregypt 13-Apr-08 21:16
Re: Alcohol and Liver Disease; 99 Hoppy 17-Apr-08 22:11
Re: Alcohol and Liver Disease; 55 Anomalies 18-Apr-08 15:28
Re: Alcoholism 100 MALaclypse 12-Apr-08 19:33
Re: Alcoholism 106 Raja 12-Apr-08 20:20
Re: Alcoholism 94 MALaclypse 12-Apr-08 20:44
Re: Alcoholism 102 debraregypt 12-Apr-08 20:42
Re: Alcoholism 78 Raja 12-Apr-08 21:58
Re: Alcoholism 99 K_Asp 13-Apr-08 14:43
A 'Perspective' 103 Ghia 13-Apr-08 11:47
Re: A 'Perspective' 105 Raja 13-Apr-08 12:15
Re: A 'Perspective' 97 Ghia 14-Apr-08 00:49
Re: A 'Perspective' 97 Raja 14-Apr-08 04:42
Dr. Richie 111 Ghia 13-Apr-08 11:38
Re: Alcoholism 99 debraregypt 12-Apr-08 16:50
Re: Alcoholism 98 MALaclypse 12-Apr-08 17:05
drunks not alcoholics....lol 106 debraregypt 12-Apr-08 17:11
Irish Intoxication 100 Ghia 13-Apr-08 11:52
Re: Irish Intoxication 98 debraregypt 13-Apr-08 13:06
Re: Irish Intoxication 98 MALaclypse 13-Apr-08 20:04
Re: Alcoholism 115 Milo 13-Apr-08 01:01
Re: Alcoholism 79 Raja 12-Apr-08 16:04
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Re: Alcoholism 97 Citizen Attorney 12-Apr-08 15:40
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Ikea Guy 137 Citizen Attorney 12-Apr-08 15:42
Re: Ikea Guy 99 MALaclypse 12-Apr-08 16:04
Re: Alcoholism 99 Raja 12-Apr-08 16:01
Re: Alcoholism 127 ingi 12-Apr-08 16:34
Ingi- you are absolutly right! 105 debraregypt 12-Apr-08 16:58
Re: Alcoholism 101 MALaclypse 12-Apr-08 17:06
Re: Alcoholism 104 Milo 13-Apr-08 01:12
AA 101 lukehancock 12-Apr-08 16:36
Re: AA 132 ingi 12-Apr-08 16:57
Re: AA 94 Nolondil 13-Apr-08 04:46
Re: Alcoholism 101 Mark G 12-Apr-08 17:14
Re: Alcoholism 102 MALaclypse 12-Apr-08 17:23
dummed down 98 Mark G 12-Apr-08 17:47
Re: dummed down 102 MALaclypse 12-Apr-08 19:41
Re: dummed down 105 debraregypt 12-Apr-08 20:45
Re: Alcoholism 94 Milo 13-Apr-08 01:18
Re: Alcoholism vs self medicating 100 debraregypt 12-Apr-08 17:24
...true, however... 134 ingi 12-Apr-08 17:52
Re: ...true, however... 103 MALaclypse 12-Apr-08 20:50
- off topic answer :-) 131 ingi 13-Apr-08 00:04
Re: - off topic answer :-) 106 debraregypt 13-Apr-08 01:43
Re: - off topic answer :-) 99 MALaclypse 13-Apr-08 02:09
Re: - off topic answer :-) 97 MALaclypse 13-Apr-08 01:56
Re: Alcoholism vs self medicating 100 Milo 13-Apr-08 01:19
Alcoholism - The scale and cost of drinking in the UK 106 Milo 13-Apr-08 02:23
Re: Alcoholism - The scale and cost of drinking in the UK 98 MALaclypse 13-Apr-08 02:30
Re: Alcoholism - The scale and cost of drinking in the UK 101 Milo 13-Apr-08 02:36
Moderator Caution 103 Hoppy 13-Apr-08 14:37
Re: Alcoholism - The scale and cost of drinking in the UK 102 debraregypt 13-Apr-08 03:03
Re: Alcoholism - The scale and cost of drinking in the UK 96 Milo 13-Apr-08 03:11
Re: Alcoholism - The scale and cost of drinking in the UK 97 Raja 13-Apr-08 07:27
Abusing alcohol may cause brain damage... 98 Milo 13-Apr-08 02:28
Mod Note/ New Topic? 116 Ghia 13-Apr-08 12:00
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Re: Abusing alcohol may cause brain damage... 99 Raja 13-Apr-08 12:36
Re: Abusing alcohol may cause brain damage... 95 Milo 13-Apr-08 12:39
Re: Alcoholism 97 Lugh 13-Apr-08 13:03
Re: Alcoholism 84 Anomalies 16-Apr-08 17:02
Re: Alcoholism 97 Lugh 16-Apr-08 17:12
Re: Alcoholism 101 Anomalies 17-Apr-08 17:43
Re: Alcoholism 95 debraregypt 17-Apr-08 00:58
Re: Alcoholism 107 Anomalies 17-Apr-08 16:59
Re: Alcoholism 109 Anomalies 16-Apr-08 17:04
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