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Published on Nov 21, 2010
https://alcoholicsfriend.com Tips to help in dealing with a friend or relative who is an alcoholic. Your situation can get better. Follow these steps when dealing with an active alcoholic.
They have a tendency to lie a lot. This is just a personality attribute of the problem drinker. By accepting this "fact" we can begin to stop confronting the lies. Here's the thing, they are just going to continue to lie...so, why even confront them? They will only "deny" the truth anyway because they live in a world of denial.
Just be settled in your life that you know what the truth is. By doing so you can eliminate a lot of arguing.
Refuse to argue...period!
Never argue with a drink. It really accomplishes nothing when we do. Be mindful that when they have been drinking is no time to talk about serious things.
Dealing with them in a different manner than how you have been is the key to obtaining more serenity in your life. Let's face it what you have been doing has not been working, so change must take place.
I can teach you how to deal with an alcoholic. Go to http:alcoholicsfriend.com and check out the audio series we have there. There are hundreds of tips on dealing with alcoholics on our site.