My best friend from High school is battling this disease. Her Mom and step Dad are raising her 3 girls right now. (since June 07) I have been there for her unconditionally through thick and thin. She continues to lie and drink even after trying rehab. Her latest stunt was tricking me into thinking she was in rehab still (even pretending she had to step out for a cigarrete and talking to other patients) Come to find out, she had let herself out of rehab and was drinking at some guys house. I guess my question is: How much do I take? Do I distance myself until she can show me that she can be honest? I know that dishonesty is part of the disease. I don't know what to do as far as support without being an emotional enabler for her. The cheerleader. I feel so used and yet when she falls I am there for her. From an alcoholics point of view~ what is the best thing I can do for both of us????????
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