Seven questions you can ask yourself to find out if you are in a codependent relationship with an addict, or not.
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Four steps to making positive changes in a codependent relationship with an addict. 1. Take ownership. 2. Let go. 3. Change focus. 4. Reach out for help. More here on ending or getting out of a codependent relationship. Your questions are welcomed at the end.
In an effort to help a child overcome addiction, parents may begin enabling behavior. But how do parents enable? And why does enabling persist? We explore here.
You can stop enabling an addict and let them fact the consequences of their actions. How? 5 tips on how to stop enabling here.
In A.A., they say to wait at least a year before entering into a relationship. But can A.A. relationships help your recovery, too?
Alcoholism affects children and family units to the point of dysfunction, resentment and lifelong “issues”. More here on alcoholism effects on children and family systems, plus a section at the end for your comments and feedback.
Family can support drug addicts in recovery. Mainly through encouragement and interest. Tips for family support for drug addicts here.
How long should I wait to start a relationship after getting sober? When you connect with self and a Higher Power, you are ready for interpersonal relationships. More sober relationship advice here.
Fear, anger, and shame are all a part of the cycle of addiction. But you are not alone. Should you admit a drinking episode to a sponsor? What can you expect? More on admitting drinking to an AA sponsor here.
Finding a sponsor is one of the most important steps on the road to recovery. 10 tips on how to find an AA sponsor, plus finding the right sponsor for you and ideas maybe you didn’t think of yet.