Bottled Up

How does your drinking compare to others?

So how does your drinking compare to others? Has your drinking escalated during this covid crisis. Find out here. Use this link to compare your drinking to others the same age and gender.

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Supporting Change in Your Drinker

In the previous post (Changing your drinking:  The 10 most important strategies for success)  we discussed the important strategies to change drinking.  Although aimed mainly at the drinker, they would also be of interest to the family and partners of drinkers.  In this companion video we discuss how the family can help and support those … Read More >

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 >

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Living with Alcoholism

If you live with a problem drinker you know how difficult it is to get reliable information.  We have created an ebook - Living with Alcoholism - to help.  It is full of tried and tested information and tips to help you to cope and make a start at changing your situation.

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