If you want someone to truly be happy to see you when you come home, who will not argue with you and very seldom disappoint you, trade your boyfriend in for a dog.Men can be extremely difficult to get along with when they are not alcoholics. When you are living with an alcoholic boyfriend, your relational problems are going to be at a very high level.Some individual alcoholics may find the approach is useful in their personal recovery.
There’s no amount of persuasion that will cause them to stop consuming alcohol.These tips I am offering can be applied to your relationship with your boyfriend as well as with others who seem to have a drinking problem.The rules are the same when living with any alcoholic.As angry as you my get at me with this next statement, it is the truth.Looking to your alcoholic boyfriend to fulfill your need to be loved is a dangerous place to be. You will always be second choice to his alcoholism.Be advised that other ideas and interpretations, which are consistent with the basic AA text, also have value and usefulness in the recovery process.Should you choose to follow this Study Guide, you will be presented ideas which this author has found to be consistent with the basic text of AA.If you don’t believe me, go attend a few AA meetings and see how many alcoholics destroyed relationships with others because of their poor choice to drink alcohol.I heard it said once that going to a bank for a sandwich is the same as expecting to have your need for intimacy fulfilled by an alcoholic. You will not get a sandwich from your bank and an alcoholic boyfriend will not fulfill your need for intimacy This is why I believe it is important for you to learn how to love yourself and discover the beauty of who you are on your own.I am not saying in any way that you should allow them to treat you poorly.We have plenty of articles on this site about setting boundaries with an alcoholic.