Wife of An Alcoholic: Recovery | Loving An Alcoholic | Codependency| Michelle Lisa Anderson
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If you’re the wife of an an alcoholic or substance abuser you are not powerless over his addiction. You don’t need to wait for him to get sober to start to feel happiness. Join us for encouragement, hope and some fun (because recovery doesn’t need to be all depressing).
How to feel love, joy and happiness while loving an alcoholic or substance abuser. If you feel exhausted from trying to help, depressed when he’s been drinking or using drugs and worried this roller coaster ride will never end – we can help.
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How To Stop Being Afraid of Change
My family and I are thinking of moving to Nashville. This really isn’t something we all WANT to do, but it’s a move that we are feeling CALLED to do. There are a millions reasons why moving to this beautiful town makes sense. We could go from 5 schools to 2. We would have way more options for a thriving church, even the cost of living would go down. There are so many benefits. But here’s the truth: we don’t WANT to move. And the more I feel that God is calling us to pick up our lives and leave the more I am trying to figure out WHY. Why am I resisting change even when I know it’s better for me? There are 3 reasons that come to mind when I stop and slow down to take personal inventory: I am scared of the unknown. I don’t have the neighborhood picked out so it’s difficult for me to imagine our new home. And what about our friendships? The introvert in me cringes at the idea of having to open up to new people. I am comfortable where I’m at. I remodeled my home and it’s full of memories. The other day I was walking the dog through the neighborhood and enjoying the palm trees - the beach - and the birds. Chances are if we move it will be painful. There will be tears… for me and my kids. It’s going to be difficult and guaranteed to NOT be easy. Even though I know the location is not the best life for us - it’s what I’m familiar with. I don’t want to take a chance on something new. I get things wrong ALL THE TIME what if this move is the wrong move? What if we go there and are miserable? What if this calling I’m feeling is just bad judgement? I would have made a terrible mistake. And my family would have to suffer. And as I was thinking of my personal dilemma I thought of you (because I am always thinking of you). There is one thing I know for sure… where I am now doesn’t feel right. It may feel convenient and it may be familiar but it’s