Alcoholics are often hard to trust. Alcoholics are hard to trust. Alcoholics have to be willing to change. You cannot change an alcoholic; he or she has to decide to get help and change on his or her own. You can't drink with an alcoholic.
After dating an alcoholic on and off for about three years, I decided to cut all ties from him.
It's one thing to be a friend to help someone out, but as a girlfriend I wouldn't even In terms of dating an alcoholic, you at least know upfront that he has had a. My therapist once said: “If you have family members who are alcoholics, you have no choice but to stand by them. But dating an alcoholic is completely different.