Three (3) tips to help get you through self-doubt when leaving an addict…and why you’ll be better off in the long run.
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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.
How can you navigate the high’s and the low’s of addiction recovery? An inspiring piece about how perspective can alter emotions here.
More here on what you should expect, be aware of, and understand about addiction recovery. Then, a section for your questions at the end.
Ecstasy can pull us out of the present and propel us into a fantasy world where everyone is happy and connected. But what can you do when the drug no longer works? Three (3) practical suggestions for coming back to reality in relationships here.
What do you when an addict or alcohol you love is facing life on the streets? 3 tips for a crisis here.
How do people in recovery sabotage themselves? A review of our common mistakes (and how to avoid them). More here.
For those of us who love addicts, letting go can be terrifying. But life can be so much more! Read on for encouragement when getting out a codependent relationship with an addict (from someone who’s been there). Then, your questions are welcomed at the end.
Talking about addiction can be really hard … or incredibly freeing! We speak with AfterParty podcast host Anna David about this very issue. Do’s and Don’ts, suggestions and ideas, pluses and minuses about how far to go when talking about your own addiction recovery. More here.
How do you convince someone that they need help for a drinking problem if their world has not yet fallen apart? Help, tips, and suggestions for loved ones of high-functioning alcoholics here.