I would like to thank everyone who responded to my post, it was very helpful. Things really havent changed much with my partner and I, he opened up the door, told me his story, then closed the door right back. That's Ok though, I understand that this subject works on his terms. I can't do anything but accept that, and not push the issue. All I can do is be patient, and give my love and support.

Anyhow, I have been reading some of the posts on here, and I find strength, courage, and wisdom in them. I have a strong desire to tell my story here.

I am a 26 year old white female, divorced with a 4 and 5 year old. I lived with my mom and dad until I was six. They separated moved on to other people. My mom was an alcoholic, she committed suicide when I was 6. My dad was addicted to pre>