I'm an enabler of my husband of 27 years

I have been married for 27 years and I am an enabler. My husband is an incredible carpenter but is horrible at business. He's always had addiction issues to pills and now suboxen. He works 60 hrs a week but I see nothing from those hours.

I have a full time job myself and just helped my daughter get her youngest children back from the state foster care system because she was addicted. She went to a 30 day rehab and is better than ever. However I cannot get my husband to do the same. He's always wanting to make the quick buck that never happens.

I pay the bills but I'm getting behind and can't do it anymore. We live in my parents basement and they are fed up as well. Bailing me out and I hate it. I have no choice though. How do I get out of this? After 2years of threatening him, it's finally time to be serious about it. But I know he will not get the help he needs. How do I make myself not care.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Enabling Behavior Discussion Forum.

Book Appointment with Don or Angie Carter

Start a Video Conference with Don or Angie

We try to be available for TeleMed calls as often as possible. We are also very busy working with clients so it is not often that we will be available. If you have trouble catching us online for a Free 20 minute video conference, please make an appointment for your consultation above. If we are available, please enter the waiting room below. We will be notified and join you as soon as possible.

(When indicator is Green=Available, Red=Busy)

Or Visit Us on Facebook!