Why do you stay? A personal story about what can happen when you FINALLY decide to leave an addict.
codependency and addiction
Loving an addict isn’t easy. But, how come you are viewed by others and by yourself that you are weak for not leaving? Read here, if you are facing a dilemma.
When your spouse is addicted, what are the signs that you’re ready for action? More here on the internal process of coping with an addict spouse (from someone who’s been there).
If someone that you love is in active addiction, what do you do? An explanation of three (3) behaviors to avoid here, with a section at the end for your questions.
When does your help actually become HARMFUL? We review the difference between positive and negative help here. With a section for your questions at the end.
Do you jump from one bad relationship to another? Do you stay in unhealthy relationships just so you wouldn’t have to be alone? Is there a way out? We review this book to help you see the patterns of relationship dependency, here.
Depression and anxiety are two common mental health disorders experienced by those close to an active addict, especially if the addicted person is denying their problem. What can you do when in such situation? Learn here.
Codependency describes someone who becomes the “caretaker” of an addicted or troubled person. But, is codependency treatable? What are the signs of codependency? Find out all you need to know in this interview with expert Marriage and Family Psychotherapist, Darlene Lancer. More here.
Addiction does not stop with the addict. It impacts the entire family. Suggestions on how your family can heal after addiction here.
How do you really help an addict? We review some effective tactics here.