Questions for Those Who Love an Alcoholic or Addict

Have You Been Playing a Role in the Life of an Alcoholic or Addict?
Though it may be hard to admit it, do you think you could (intentionally or not) be playing a role in the life of an alcoholic or addict?

What is this role?

Why do you feel you’ve taken this role on?

If you Grew Up With an Alcoholic or Addicted Parent, How Did It Change You?
Adult children of alcoholics/addicts are people who grew up in a home with at least one alcoholic/addicted parent and their lives were profoundly affected by the experience.

If you grew up in this type of home, how do you think it most affected you?

What Have You Tried to Get Someone to Stop Drinking?
Friends and family members of alcoholics and addicts try all kinds of tactics to try to get their love one to stop drinking.

What you have done to try to get the alcoholic in your life to stop?

What were the results?

What are you doing to find support and encouragement for yourself?