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Hi everyone,

My name is Danielle. I recently started counseling because my anxiety and depression feel out of hand. I cry very frequently, I never used to cry. I think this all started when I stopped drinking heavily. I feel better not drinking, but I feel socially isolated. I don't have a good support system. I feel like I have a hard time making friends and connecting with people. It felt so easy when I was drinking.

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Sorry u having a tough time I just stop drinking 2 day's ago and it been hell I feel everything that I was numbing and it feels like I'm going crazy

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Keep up the good work. It's been 2 years for me. I'd like to say it gets easier, but I can't.

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When I drink I enjoy myself is the hangover effects that gets me

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I enjoyed myself a little too much when I was drinking. I'm not proud of some things I did during that period in my life.

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Is hard because my bf is alcoholic and when everybody what a drink they come over to my house

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I had to leave my bf that was an alcoholic. We were bad for each other because we both liked to drink. We did cocaine too. It's so shameful.

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I'm still with of but I'm afraid for him because I want to get help and he don't think he have a problem. And u drink heavily daily. I been drinking since my teen year's 😖 I'm so confuse Rightnow

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It will be hard to stop if he's drinking. That's how I felt at least. I drank almost everyday for almost 10 years

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It only been 2 days being clean and I'm anxious can't sleep my skin is itchy and irritated and feel funny alcohol really have affect on the body

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I been so depressed and my anxiety is so bad

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Anxiety and depression and alcohol have rob me of my life

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Me either

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You may want to attend a few AA meetings. I know of no other better or larger support group for a former drinker. Or NA as NA considers alcohol a drug too.

Both have a goal of helping one another deal with life without drinking or using other drugs. Your anxiety and depression are part of your life right now, and I think it's great that you have stopped drinking. But you are needing a good support system, and I can't think of any better ones. My best wishes for you.

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Thank you. Yes, my counselor did recommend AA meetings as well. Have you ever attending a session?

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Ok, yes I have attended AA and NA, even though those are not my issues. Usually there to support someone who couldn't drive or needed a ride.

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