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What can I do to stop mind games?

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18 Nov 07 #6975 by pink
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:(Can anyone help me please? I'm in the process of divorcing my husband (Decree Nisi stage at the mo!), but he keeps playing mind games, which I'm finding extremely upsetting! It's an ongoing problem! In the last hour, he's phoned up and is, yet again, drunk! He phones me to verbally abuse me! I'm now in such a state! Already been prescribed antidepressants (last year!) He's a heavy, secret drinker (used to hide empty whiskey and brandy bottles in workbag, garage, tool box, roll of carpet, work boots etc.)and I worry that he drinks during the very short time he has the kids each week! They wouldn't even know he was drinking! He's so experienced at hiding it, he knows all the tricks! He even adds it to coffee! I'm worried about their safety while they're with him! He's so unpredictable! What would happen if one of them needed medical help or to come home? He wouldn't be able to drive! Having said that, he does drive to and at work - sometimes lorries! He'll be doing that tomorrow! I've phoned the traffic police several times to warn them!

I'm just so scared! What can I do? Can I get a court order to say he can't see kids until he's stopped drinking and aggression?

Please help!

Jo x

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18 Nov 07 #6978 by sexysadie
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If the harassment continues, record his phone calls and go to court for a non-molestation order.

Not sure about what to do about drinking when he has the kids but others will know. it might depend on how old they are.

Sadie

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