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My wife's behavior has been very erratic lately. She drinks

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My wife's behavior has been very erratic lately. She drinks every night, takes valium, and ambient to sleep. She is on high blood pressure medications and goes out with friends all time. She is very verbally abusive towards me and now it has escalated to the children. She swears at me in front of them all the time. I have asked her to please leave and she will not. It is ok for me to email her therapist about this behavior? I want someone to tell her she needs to stop this behavior or leave.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Mental Health
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
This all started 3 months ago. She use to be a part of the family. I do not know this person. She goes out drinking all the time with old friends that she said were toxic. She does not sleep only about 2 to 3 hours a night. She is attached to her phone and texts friends or is on social media 24/7. I do not know what to do and feel I am on the brink of divorce.
Expert:  Dr. Z replied 2 years ago.

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Hello, I am very sorry that your wife is behaving in this manner, I can understand why you are concerned and want her to leave your household. You can definitely contact her therapist to let him/her know about your wife’s problematic behavior, but because of confidentiality laws the therapist is not allowed to discuss what has been said in therapy with your wife and cannot necessarily promise that she will talk to your wife about this behavior either. Still it does not hurt to tell her therapist and hopefully it will be discussed in future therapy sessions to the point where a resolution is proposed.

Expert:  Dr. Z replied 2 years ago.

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