How Much Alcohol Is Too Much? 

Incase anyone wasn’t aware, Nacoa have an amazing YouTube channel that you should all check out.  There has been a lot in the media today today about parental alcoholism, which has left me feeling inspired and so I have made another short video called ‘How Much Is Too Much’ so click on the link and check…

Anxiety, Indecision & Living With Depression.

This weeks post has been written under the name Rebecca and shows just how much adult life can be affected as a COA. Remember Nacoa offers life saving help and support and if you would like to post on this blog then get in touch.  This last week I have done a lot of reading…

Brought Up By Alcohol.

Today’s piece is another bravely written anonymous piece that really gets to the heart of what living with alcoholism is like. If you feel like you can relate and would like help and support, then Nacoa can offer this. If you would like to write a piece for this site then get in touch.  …

6 Reasons Talking Is Not the Real issue, Listening Is…

As it is World Mental Health Day today i wanted to write a quick piece about how i believe we are not paying enough attention to listening… It is amazing that mental health is finally beginning to be spoke about properly, but my concern is that within that we are missing the real power, and i…

My COA Story.

Today’s piece comes from blogger Eliza Hope, who’s amazing blog can be found at thesecretmindofelizahope.blogspot.co.uk . Remember that if you are affected by what you read then Nacoa are always there to offer help and support and if you have something you would like to share as a COA, then please get in touch here.   …

Wishing For The Day He’s Six Feet Under.

Another frank and honest guest piece today. Remember to contact Nacoa for help and support.   “How dare she die on me, how dare she leave me alone, my port of call in a storm.” It was a selfish thing of me to think the day my uncle spoke the words “I think you better…

Coaisathing Is A Year Old! 

I can’t quite believe this myself, but today Coaisathing.com celebrates 1 year since the first post went out… it has surprised me that much that I only realised it happened when I received an email from WordPress about renewal of membership!  It’s kinda surreal looking back now, just how far the blog has come. I…

Time Is Not Always A Healer

I haven’t posted a piece myself for a while but here I am! As ever, I welcome any comments or discussion, and I hope you know the links by now! 🙂   We all love a person that comes through the fire don’t we? Don’t we love to hear a story of someone that made…

Every Negative Situation Can Also Teach You A Positive One.

This piece was written by Sarah and is her second piece on COAisathing after her last piece ‘A Letter to My Alcoholic Parents’. f you would like to share something, please get in touch. As ever, Nacoa offer amazing help and support in many different ways, so be sure to head over to the website…