I fell out of Alanon after I returned Stateside in 2008 from a year and a half of studying Biology in Ecuador. My stateside home group had changed radically in my absence and none of the other groups I tried seemed to fit well. Maybe it was my view of Alanon which had changed. Alanon was quite new in Ecuador and the beginner's enthusiasm was quite contagious. Maybe I was too restless to see the appeal of home in whatever context. I've travelled quite extensively across North America since then. Most of my peer support has been on-line during those travels. During recent domestic upheavals I have come to wonder if my on-line peer support is more of a social media addiction than real peer support. Fruedian Facebook?
My current residence is not quite a committed situation, but I have been affiliated with a ranch here for 3 years and in continuous residence since April. I have not formed any local bonds and am feeling the isolation, big time.
Any thoughts on finding a Home Group? Is that term still being used?
Hi, i have anxiety and any tips on how to handle it or ways to calm myself down
relationships are hard especially when you have anxiety over every little thing. My bf gets mad at me for not texting back on time and I have to say sorry for it EVERYTIME. It’s so stressful because I feel like I’m walking on eggshells with him. I have to be careful with everything I say or do. I feel like I’m responsible for keeping him happy and I get so anxious when he’s mad at me over...