Healing Through Recovery
RecoverySoft / April 16, 2018

I often wonder if I would ever be able to forgive my wife for her actions while she was actively drinking. I could not conceive ever trusting her again – not after the barrage of lies and deception that goes along with active alcoholism. How could she do this to our family? To her children? To me !? My wife was in and out of recovery programs with limited success. I would push, she would go – relapse. Repeat cycle. My wife finally hit bottom on our son's birthday – she was unconscious when I called the ambulance and was in the ICU for 3 days. I had hit my bottom as well – and filed for divorce. I did not think I could have gotten the damage. My wife entered an in-patient program, without my help, and left a new person – she had connected with her Higher Power and turned over her will and her life. She had finally come to believe that she was an alcoholic, no better no worse, an alcoholic. It was during the early stages of my wife's recovery that I realized I needed help as well. I could not understand how my wife…