How can you overcome fear–based thinking when living with an addict? How positive action can help you in the short and long term here.
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Is it possible to help your boyfriend quit drugs? You cannot force anyone to change. Here are 7 things to keep in mind when the man you love is addicted to drugs and needs help.
A partner’s addiction takes a toll on both lives. Does this mean you should turn your back on the person you love? Is staying with a partner who struggles with addiction equal to enabling their destructive behavior? Find out how you can be a key part of your partner’s journey to recovery. We review a book that can help.
In this article, you’ll learn what addiction is. Then, we’ll look at what NOT to do…bail out your loved ones. Finally, I’ll guide you through the 7C’s of change. More here on how to really help a loved one. From over 30+ years of clinical experience in the field.
The family can be a positive supporter of a loved one’s addiction recovery journey. Here is what family members need to know about rehab involvement.
Yes! Learn how to use the simple question: “Where are my feet?” in order to get grounded and back in control. More from business consultant and leadership coach, Maggie Harmon, here.
A look into the ways dysfunction is created around addiction…and how children in family systems take on roles they keep for life. Plus, insight into how we can reintegrate and heal after dysfunction. Hope here for treatment and healing.
Being addicted to anything is cry for help. Here, we challenge anyone struggling with co-addiction to change. Are you choosing pain over a new life?
How can you live with an addict and plan for change? A practical exercise to create a path for a positive future, whatever that future may hold.
No, an active addict is not capable of a loving relationship. A frank look at how addicts and co-addicts partner together to mirror childhood trauma. And a call to action for those who are stuck in codependency.