Alcoholic FatherAddictionAlcoholic Father<div class="ExternalClassAACF1BC3A4AE4C5F9A340BC844E325E3"><p style="font-family:georgia;font-size:16px;">​<span>I've suffered from being a victim multiple times in my live from an alcoholic father, having little to no friends, moving in with family members who will call me names, being scared to go to school because I am smack talked there too and now with very limited friends that only use me to their benefit and are there for me only when it's convenient for them. I feel very alone and need someone to be there for me. Thank you </span></p> <span style="font-size:16px;"> </span></div><div class="ExternalClassF2A46E07B7F54068915928AF785BA53A"><div><div class="ExternalClassAACF1BC3A4AE4C5F9A340BC844E325E3"><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;">We are glad you have discovered our website and are reaching out tonight. It sounds like you are really struggling and we are sorry to hear about what is going on.  We know it may seem like this pain will never go away but we want you to know that you, are a very important part of <b>your</b> life. Things might be horrible at home and school and it makes it hard to want to get through the days,  you have the power inside of you to change how things are. </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:11pt;">You c</span><span style="font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:11pt;">an’t make someone change their behavior such as someone drinking or people saying hurtful things, or telling them the things they are doing  is wrong is just a waste of time.  Instead focus on you and what makes you happy, what things you can do to embrace all the things you have or the things you love about yourself. Work on talents and strengths, interests and goals you want.  Remember you are your biggest strength. You have the ability to change your life and the world around you. It not only starts by taking care of yourself but always treating others with kindness, even when they might not deserve it. Don’t let that anger or sadness inside of you fill you up. Be an example and the person you want to be.</span><br></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:11pt;">We know you aren’t the problem </span><span style="font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:11pt;">of the negative things happening in  your life but the more you love yourself, the more you feel good about yourself and don’t feed into the negative behaviors, the sooner you can lessen their effects on your life.</span><br></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><a href="/Pages/tip-improving-self-esteem.aspx" style="font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:11pt;background-color:rgb(255, 255, 255);">http://www.yourlifeyourvoice.org/v2/Pages/tip-improving-self-esteem.aspx</a><br></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"><a href="/Pages/tip-your-self-esteem.aspx">http://www.yourlifeyourvoice.org/v2/Pages/tip-your-self-esteem.aspx</a></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;"><a href="/Pages/tip-the-mirror-rule.aspx">http://www.yourlifeyourvoice.org/v2/Pages/tip-the-mirror-rule.aspx</a></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:11pt;">We are going to be here for you to support you in this new mindset.  Please let us know how you are and call us whenever you need someone.  </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;">Be strong,</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:tahoma, sans-serif;font-size:10pt;">Sincerely,</span><br></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:tahoma, sans-serif;font-size:10pt;">LO, counselor<span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:16px;"></span></span><br></p> <span style="font-size:16px;"> </span></div></div> </div>15

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