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Changing your drinking: The 10 most important strategies for success

Some years ago, we completely refurbished our daughter’s bedroom.  She wanted a laminated floor and Ikea furniture – lots of Ikea furniture.  So, my wife thought that she would be helpful and invite a friend round to help me assemble all this furniture.  Naturally, I protested, why would I need help, of course I could … Read More >

How do I get my drinker to admit to being an alcoholic?

Does your wife or husband have a drinking problem? Learn how you can help. How do I get them to admit that they are an alcoholic?  This is a question that I am asked often.  The rationale behind it appears to be that if they just admit to being an alcoholic, somehow they will just … Read More >

Living in the “Not Yet”

In this video we talk about "Living in the Not Yet", that space between where we were and where we want to be. Some Links for you. Beauty for Ashes Book a session with John Read More >

I Couldn’t Save My Father From Alcoholism

In the UK, we celebrate National Children of Alcoholics Week in November. Agreed, this is not an occasion that has penetrated the world’s consciousness in any big way, There is no bunting in the street, no fireworks displays and no public holiday.  But it is an important recognition of a large group of the  population that … Read More >

10 Important Questions to Ask when Choosing an Alcohol Rehab: Part 2

Choosing an alcohol rehab can be a difficult and expensive process. Here are 10 questions to ask when you choose an alcohol rehab

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10 Questions to ask when Choosing an Alcohol Rehab

This is part 1 of this article 10 Important Questions to Ask when Choosing an Alcohol Rehab.  In this part we look at how rehabs changed and why and in part 2 we look at 10 important questions to ask if you or your loved one are looking to go to rehab to detox. Recently … Read More >

Choices

In this video we discuss some of the choices that we have as partners (or family members) of drinkers and /or as drinkers.  Sometimes it may seem that you have no choices or that the choices you do have are unpalatable ones.  In fact, if you step back from the emotion surrounding your situation, you … Read More >

Beauty for Ashes

The video below is an introduction to our brand new website, just launched today.  We thought that it was time that we talked about our faith.  We believe that God can help us with the crises we have in our lives,  and this website discusses how He has intervened and help us in our lives … Read More >

Hello and what’s new?

So, what’s new?  In this video we thought that we would just like to update you on what is happening in Bottled Up.  Rather than do an issue based video, we thought that it would be good to just have a chat and tell you what is happening in the website and with us.  Hope … Read More >

Craig Ferguson on Alcoholism

Craig Ferguson on alcoholism. Listen to Craig Ferguson talk about his alcoholism in an entertaining way while also giving a strong message about recovery and responsibility.

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