Christmas Clash: A Sober Home's Stand Against the Holiday Spirits 🎄🍾

Diply Social Team
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Picture this: It's Christmas, and you're hosting your family at your place. There's laughter, love, and the smell of delicious food wafting through the air. But there's one thing missing - there's no alcohol. Not a single bottle of wine, no bubbly champagne, not even a dash of brandy in the Christmas pudding. Why? Because you and your spouse have fought hard battles against mental health issues and alcoholism, and your home is your sanctuary, a place free from the tempting clink of glasses. Now, imagine your family's reaction when they find out about your alcohol-free Christmas... 🎄🍷🚫

The Sober Couple's Sanctuary 🏡

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The Alcohol-Free Christmas Announcement 🎄🚫

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The Prosecco Predicament 🍾

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The Family Fallout 💔

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The Aftermath: Doubts and Decisions 🤔

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The Home: A Safe Haven 🏡💕

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The Reason Behind the Rules 📜

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The Final Stand: Boundaries and Breaks 🚧

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Christmas Controversy: The Aftermath of an Alcohol-Free Holiday 🎄🍷❌

In the wake of the Christmas clash, our brave hostess is left questioning her choices. Could she have handled it differently? Or was she right to protect her sanctuary at all costs? Her husband, the steadfast sober soldier, stands by their decision, reinforcing the importance of their well-being. Their home, their haven, remains untouched by the tempting taint of alcohol. Yet, the cost of their stand is a family divided. As the dust settles, she decides to distance herself from those who disrespected her boundaries. A tough decision, indeed. But what do you think? Was she right to hold her ground? Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 🌐💭

Bringing alcohol to an alcoholic's home? Cruel and manipulative. 😡

imothro | imothro

Sibling's alcohol dependency sparks Christmas clash 🍾

SofaKing2022 | SofaKing2022

NTA. Up front about legitimate concerns, family tried to manipulate you. 🙅

Material-Profit5923 | Material-Profit5923

Valid concerns about alcohol mixing with meds and husband's recovery. 🚫🍺

BusyLight32 | BusyLight32

"NTA, your sister's AH behavior led to a dramatic Christmas 🎄🍾"

dookle14 | dookle14

"People's addiction to alcohol is concerning. Is tobacco treated differently?" 🤔

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NTA for standing your ground on a no-alcohol Christmas. 🎄

a7o3 | a7o3

NTA. Fair warning given, their unhealthy relationship with alcohol.

Cha_r_ley | Cha_r_ley

NTA - Congrats on overcoming challenges! Your home, your rules! 👏

CrimsonKnight_004 | CrimsonKnight_004

Family drama over champagne at Christmas party. NTA! 🤪

Fastr77 | Fastr77

NTA: Setting boundaries with toxic family for mental and physical health 👏

Prestigious_Lock_644 | Prestigious_Lock_644

Setting boundaries with family during the holidays 🎄

Comfortable-Sea-2454 | Comfortable-Sea-2454

"Is one day of no alcohol really going to affect much?" 🤔

MorgainofAvalon | MorgainofAvalon

Stand your ground! It's your home and your rules! 💪

realstareyes | realstareyes

"NTA. Set boundaries with family. They don't care about you. 🍾"

Ifeelold79 | Ifeelold79

NTA. Enforcing a no alcohol rule for a family get-together 🙅

missy20201 | missy20201

NTA stands firm against family's holiday betrayal 😡

Jovon35 | Jovon35

Enjoy the silence and congrats on your husband's sobriety! 🎉

rainyreminder | rainyreminder

NTA. Husband's sobriety comes first. No booze at the wedding.

Many-Pirate2712 | Many-Pirate2712

NTA. Your husband's boundaries are valid. Host a Dry Christmas Eve party next year 🎄

1Preschoolteacher | 1Preschoolteacher

NTA. Take charge of your house. Let them host their own celebration 👏

Gold-Invite-3212 | Gold-Invite-3212

NTA: Setting boundaries and questioning society's dependence on alcohol. 👏

shnanogans | shnanogans

"Die on this hill. You're protecting yourself and your most important family, your husband. If they don't respect you for keeping to your word when they don't keep to their own word, let them have your silence." 🔥

somewhat_pragmatic | somewhat_pragmatic

🚫 NTA: No alcohol, no problem. Bring your own spirits!

down-4-u | down-4-u

Recovering addict sets boundaries for Christmas, family supports. NTA 💯

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Partner's double standard on alcohol at family gatherings? 🍾

Interesting-Peak1994 | Interesting-Peak1994

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