You'll get a lot of replies from people with experience in similar situations if you post this thread in the Friends and Family of Alcoholics forum. Welcome!
I'd rather live in my car with
my dogs than live in a castle without
Dogs may not be our whole lives, but they make our lives whole.
Don't wait for the Last Judgement. It takes place every day. -Albert Camus
Find the good and praise it. - Alex Haley