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drunk in charge of the children

(53 Posts)
2atClaridges Thu 17-Jan-13 22:15:52

What do I do!?!?!?! Please no leave the... She necked a half bottle of vodka once she'd collected the kids (4&7). She's drunk some more and has been stumbling infront of the kids and my eldest stared crying cos mummy was hurting her, mummy was trying to give the drunks hug, you know the sort, the good intentions of the pisshead going wrong.

Do I call the police? She's asleep now. Do I call Social Services? She'll put on face and make out that its me and my anger. I've done therapy and so far I haven't been getting angry at the drinking recently... fck knows when I'll snap at the next time I find her shitfaced with the kids when I come home from work.

WTF do I do. I don't have the money to sort out somewhere else to stay for the next few weeks. I don't have any family to help. I can't afford childcare. Actually, I've got £190 quid to look after the family for the next two or so weeks (plus pay travel to work and all the other stuff).

I do love the idiot, I don't want to leave her she's rather nice when she's sober. THe kids are all at sixes and sevens. I don't want to put any additional stress into there lives--- eg upping stumps and going.

Yes I do know it would be for the best in the long run to change this environment.

izzyizin Sat 19-Jan-13 00:11:12

That last response didn't make sense but this does:

Perhaps the OP's dw was inebriated again last night and he'll update this morning.

TisILeclerc Sat 19-Jan-13 08:19:46

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

PureQuintessence Sat 19-Jan-13 08:26:15

Or maybe it is actually a reverse. Maybe it is the wife posting pretending to be him. Which is why op is not engaging, other than saying splitting up the family unit is not an option.

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