On Thu, 19 Nov 2020 10:04:57 +0000, "J. P. Gilliver (John)"
Post by J. P. Gilliver (John)
On Wed, 18 Nov 2020 at 19:16:57, Mike McMillan
Post by Mike McMillan
Yes, and I may well stop listening as a result!
I can't remember: _was_ there an "if you've been affected by a
friend/relative falling off a high roof to his death" one?
I _know_ they serve a genuine and (probably) worthwhile purpose, and I
don't like myself for being irritated by them. But I am, and doubt if I
could change myself now.
On the subject: I've - fortunately - never been near someone forcibly
going "cold turkey" from alcohol (or anything else). Was it a realistic
portrayal of how such people behave? (I appreciate people may not wish
I don't know about being forced to go cold turkey. A friend, who
hasn't had alcohol for about 30 years, told me you have to want to
stop and have to do it yourself. They didn't use AA but did it
alone.We discussed the episode and they said Chris did the right thing
to give her the alcohol as the drugs they'd have given if he'd called
an ambulance are worse for you. Also expressed some disbelief in how
the scene went. They don't listen, I've just reported it.
I've another friend been managing no alcohol for 7 years now. Also
been battling with depression and has been slimming! They did it
without help too. I don't think they were as bad as Alice. Not to the
passing out stage. I think they listen to TA . Not sure if I can ask
about it. I find you have to be careful which friend you discuss what