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Women with alcoholic husbands

ambivalence and the trap of codependency

by Ramona Marie Asher

  • 380 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcoholics" spouses -- Psychology,
  • Codependency

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-217) and index.

    StatementRamona M. Asher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5132 .A74 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 223 p. ;
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1548303M
    ISBN 100807820288, 0807843733
    LC Control Number91027765

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    This blog was originated and designed to do many things: Journal thoughts and experiences of being a wife of an alcoholic/addict. What being a Christian wife of an alcoholic/addict looks like. (Both my husband and I are Christians) Reach out to and share experiences through such a time (season) as this. Help one another. Pray! I. The Effects of Living With an Alcoholic Spouse The effects of living with an alcoholic are both short-term and have lasting consequences. Spouses of alcoholics are more likely to be victims of domestic violence, may suffer emotional harm, may neglect their own health, and may become socially withdrawn.


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