Date: July 28, 2020 07:19PM
I have a boyfriend / friend / something who won't stop drinking.
It's gotten so bad now that he has the DTs and his hands are shaking uncontrollably.
He won't get help. He doesn't want to go AA as it's faith-based and he doesn't want to talk to anyone about it — he says he can solve his own problems with naltraxone (he mentioned Babylon 5 star Claudia Christian (Susan Ivanova) who claims to have overcome alcoholism herself). I have suggested other secular groups including groups that meet remotely. He says he refuses to "submit to a higher power" and that it's a bunch of BS.
He's also afraid of the virus and won't go outside. His job allows him to work from home over via the internet. I'm working out of state so I'm not there. His house is full of trash, unwashed dishes, etc. Last time I was there the kitchen was so filthy I had to just throw away a sinkful of dirty dishes and rancid food.
He's a smart guy, but won't listen to anyone and it takes a ton of arguing to get him to do anything. He goes on binges over the weekend on booze, porn, and World of Warcraft. I can tell because he starts sending me weird messages about an ex who broke his heart and wants risque pictures of me to view while exciting himself.
He's around forty and he's probably going to drink himself to death.
Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 07/29/2020 12:23AM by anybody.