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Should I leave my dad? [closed]

I'm 19, I just graduated in May. I'm planning on joining the Air Force soon but due to the state of my family, I feel some guilt about doing this and leaving my dad. My family has very strong ...
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Relationship with alcoholic cross country? [closed]

I am struggling to figure out how to have a productive relationship with a friend struggling with alcoholism cross country. We were both part of a large and strong friend group in college. After ...
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How can I tell someone who's in a vulnerable state the truth?

A very close friend of mine, let's call him David, in his mid-thirties has just (1 year and a half) recovered from a very hard and horrifying for his environment state of drug abuse and isolation that ...
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How to help my friend who is a functioning alcoholic?

I have a friend who is a functioning alcoholic. He's in his early thirties, lives with his parents in a small apartment and has a degree in electrical engineering (never practiced it). At first, I ...
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How to take one to rehabilation center without telling him? [closed]

My dad drinks a lot and creates nuisances after that, when he's drunk. To try to end that I am planning to take him to a rehabilitation center. If we ask him to come with us, he won't. What is a ...