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Whens the right time? - December 4th 2011, 11:46 PM

in a pervious thread i talked about my mom has a on and off drinking problem and i have to talk to her about it ik but its only been less then a week this time around where she has been sober and i know i need to talk to her wen she is sober but the holidays r coming up other than her drinking my life is well and okay and when she starts drinking again i am regreting not talking to her when she was sober and she thinks my sister and i r so clueless about it but i guess we dont have the courage to bring it up and i dont want a crying day and should i do it when all my family is home or just us two in the house im so conflicted on what to do i just hope someone will give me advice before i get so mad at my mom while shes drinking i just run outta the house and leave her more able to drink while im gone and be angry and stuff im just a teen i dont want to be having to deal with these kinds of decisions i wanna be dealing with oh no tht girl is wearing the same top as me what shud i do problems a little more any advice?
   
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Re: Whens the right time? - December 4th 2011, 11:52 PM

Well maybe talk to her just the 2 of you, and if nothing changes talk to her with the whole family. That way there she knows that people love her, and that they care about her wellbeing and care about what she is doing to herself. Support her and her cause to get better. Maybe you should start telling the family about how bad it is getting; the more people who try to talk to her, the more possibility there is for her to realize that she has a beautiful family, and that she has more in her life than just beer.

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Re: Whens the right time? - December 6th 2011, 04:17 PM

Write your mom a letter. Tell her exactly how you feel. Don't leave anything out. By writing a letter, you're able to get your emotions out into the open. Leave it for her before you go to school. That way she can reflect on it while you're at school. Tell her everything on your mind. Describe to her the change that you want to see in her. If she doesn't accept that, talk to her. With the whole family. Let her see how much her actions affect you. Tell her how much you love and care about her. And I really love Chris' response. Try these things. I hope things get better for you. I truly do. You deserve a healthy, happy family. Take care<3


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