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When my husband drinks he is a much better person, should I let him drink?

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In brief: LET him drink?

Adults make their own decisions, especially about drinking.
If he is a worse person sober, he may be in withdrawal, and therefore alcohol dependent and in need of help.

In brief: LET him drink?

Adults make their own decisions, especially about drinking.
If he is a worse person sober, he may be in withdrawal, and therefore alcohol dependent and in need of help.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics

In brief: Seek help

Your husband has a problem and is using drink as a crutch.
He needs help. Family consulting, as suggested is not a bad idea.

In brief: Seek help

Your husband has a problem and is using drink as a crutch.
He needs help. Family consulting, as suggested is not a bad idea.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine

In brief: You "let him" ????

People generally do not have to power to either let, or not let other people drink.
For the most part, people do what they want. What should be at issue is that your husband is not as nice a person when he is sober, and that is what should require some attention. If he is drinking excessively, eventually you will see the dark side of that. Ask him to join you in family counseling re: issues.

In brief: You "let him" ????

People generally do not have to power to either let, or not let other people drink.
For the most part, people do what they want. What should be at issue is that your husband is not as nice a person when he is sober, and that is what should require some attention. If he is drinking excessively, eventually you will see the dark side of that. Ask him to join you in family counseling re: issues.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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