Self-development attraction - How to reduce stress / How to get rid of stress An Al-anon opening reading says; "living with the alcoholic is just too much for almost all of us." That appeared to be an understatement to me at first. This sickness effects everyone which is remotely on the problem drinker. It's a continual bombardment of negativity which could cause people involved to lose themselves in the process of interacting using a problem drinker. Since my first alcoholism support group assembly over thirteen years ago, I Have attended thousands. In the process, I've realized an enumerable amount of handling dysfunctional relationships which work of processes. For many my own life, people who have drinking problems 've effected me like most of us.