Sharing a glass of wine with your partner can be a fun ritual and a great way to relax with someone you love. However, alcohol abuse and dependence can have toxic effects on individuals and relationships. Listen to today’s show to learn how alcohol might be negatively affecting your relationship and how to fix it.

In this episode, we discuss relationship advice topics that include:

  • Understanding the differences between alcohol use, abuse and dependence
  • Addressing alcohol dependence with your partner
  • Determining if even a few drinks can be negatively impacting your relationship
  • Holding each other responsible to avoid negative alcohol relationship impacts
  • How to avoid enabling drinking behavior in your partner
  • And much more!

April Eldemire is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Bringing Baby Home Educator, and marriage and couples expert in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She is passionately devoted to helping couples achieve thriving relationships and is a regular contributor for Psychology Today and The Gottman Institute, the most research-based center for marital health and stability.

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